Sannio DOP Rosso Guiscardo
1 | Corte Normanna

Production zone: Guardia Sanframondi

Vineyards: Estate-owned, 250-300 metres above sea level, 4-5,000 vines per hectare

Variety: Aglianico, Sangiovese and other authorised grapes

Soil type: Clay and limestone

Vineyard aspect: South – south/west

Harvest period: Mid October

Yield per hectare: 80 quintals

Sensory profile: Ruby red; crystal-clear, deep; subtle, intense, lingering nose; fruit and flower aromas; dry flavour; moderately warm alcohol on the palate; soft mouthfeel; moderately fresh-tasting acidity; good tannins; well-balanced and harmonious

Serving temperature: 16-18 °C

Suggested food matchings: A good partner for pasta in tomato-based sauces, especially Neapolitan lasagna or the rich vegetable soup, minestra maritata