Pegasus refers to the constellation that shines in the sky above Veneto at harvest time. Appassimento refers to the production method where the grapes are dried - the result is a rich and rich wine.
Terroir, production method and ripening: The grapes are harvested by hand and whole bunches are allowed to dry for 40 days on horizontally stacked shelves in a warehouse, where air circulation and humidity balance is maintained by opening and closing windows. During drying, the weight of the grapes decreases by about 10-15%. Before fermentation, the crushed grapes spend 2 days in 16°C steel tanks to extract the deep color. After that, the wine ferments at 26-27°C for about 10 days. The wine is aged in 50% French and 50% American re-usable barrique barrels for 12 months, after which it is clarified with bentonite and filtered.
Use: As an accompaniment to rich game dishes, entrecôte and other meat dishes, or with long-aged cheeses.
Description: The aroma has berry jam-like sweetness and dark cherry. Full and rich taste, with the sweet dark berries promised by the aroma.