Antithesis embodies the choice to enrich our most classic productions with something dedicated to a younger audience and more modern tastes, maintaining a high design standard and consistent style.
It belongs to the type of Selections and its name derives from the fact that every element of which it is composed is antithetical: the two vines Sangiovese 40% and Merlot 60%, the two vineyards planted on land from Extremely different pedological characteristics as well as their exposure. Finally, antithetical is winemaking: traditional for merlot and subject to natural wilting in fruity for Sangiovese.
Aging Potential: '+12 years
Aging: 12 months French barrique, 6 months bottle
Appellation: RAVENNA ROSSO IGP
Bottle size: 0.75
Grape: Sangiovese 40%, Merlot 60%
Pairing: Meat, pasta
Production: 3,500 bottles
Region: Emilia Romagna
Serve: 16/18 °C
Type of wine: Red
The production is the result of bold and innovative choices: bottles that faithfully respect the structured and mature character of Romagna wine, without renouncing a refined winemaking.Find out more
Since the 2003 vintage, after a series of tests begun in the 1990’s, we have re-introduced, for certain lots of red wines, a fermentation in the barrels themselves, with a manual punching down of the cap and no control of the temperature. And this, even more than in the past, to give the final word to the grapes, and to the soil and site in which they grow and ripen.