Wine Name: Val di Neto
First Year of Production: 1988
Production Commune: Critone Farm, Strongoli fields and
Rosaneti Farm, Rocca di Neto / Casabona fields.
Production region: Calabria
Grapes: Gaglioppo 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 40%
Terrain typology: argillaceous, calcareous
Training System: espalier, 5000 plants per hectare
Yield per hectare: 65 quintals – 45 hectolitres
Harvest period: first 10 days of October
Alcohol level: 13.5% vol.
Vinification: fermentation in thermo-conditioned stainless
Refinement: 12 months in Allier barrels, and six months
bottle ageing before going to market
Number of bottles produced annually: 90,000
Best drinking date: after 5 years
Food pairings: a great wine to match with red meats,
game, wildfowl, full flavoured strong, or even piquant cheeses.