Colour: intense ruby red with elegant maroon shades.
Bouquet: delicate balsamic hints are immediately perceived on the palate, along with intense fruity notes. While swirling the glass, we catch the typical ageing structure, characterized by violet and vanilla sensations.
Taste: the first sip is soft, warm and moderately crisp. We clearly perceive the bouquet, in particular red berries, vanilla and toasted wood. The elegant and silky tannin wraps the mouth and is pleasantly persistent.
The meaning in Italian and in Piedmontese dialect is very similar. The literal translation is “stile”, meaning both elegance, style and identity.
In English the sound identifies the word steel and refers to the prevailing type of ageing and its strong and sincere nature.
/raiz/ is the phonetic transcription of the word root in Piedmontese dialect.
The sound /raiz/ in English also identifies the terms rise / to rise, indicating the process of growth and increase or the act of moving upwards, being born, arising.