With a nose of triumphant spicy notes: cinnamon, nutmeg and even more marked, hints of cocoa, pepper and clove; then the fruit, with notes of fresh plum and black cherry. In the mouth it is velvety, smooth, and full-bodied with just the right level of tannins. Each note blended perfectly and sumptuously, complementing but never overwhelming.
The characteristic sweetness comes from a particular fermentation: removed from the skins, the wine is put in barrels at a natural winter temperature,which, wisely, slows down the fermenting process. The ancient art of pouring in the same casks, gives a balance as perfect as possible between alcohol and sugar.
Aging for at least 12 months, gives the Recioto a unique and determined character.
The prefix “Re”, which in Italian means “king”, at the beginning of the name “Recioto”, seeks to emphasize that this is the noblest of all wines, unique for its taste and richness of expression, which therefore requires much more attention in the production process and which is deliberately and consequently limited.