“LENEO” GRIGNOLINO D'ASTI D.O.C.
This wine has unique features: a unique colour, not a true red yet it cannot be considered a rosé. Typical is its bouquet, especially in its taste, unexpectedly tannic. Worthy of mention is the name by which we wanted to characterize this product: Leneo, one of the names by which people in antiquity identified Bacchus, the god of wine.
SPECIES OF VINE: Grignolino.
AREA OF PRODUCTION: extending around Asti.
COLOUR: tenuous ruby red.
BOUQUET: delicate, persistant, very pleasant, reminds one of flowers and fresh herbs.
TASTE: dry, slightly tannic, with a lasting aftertaste.
AT TABLE: it goes perfectly with hors d’oeuvres of cold cuts, thick soups and broths, hashes, poultry and other typical Piedmontese second courses.
BEST SERVED AT A TEMPERATURE OF: 15-