The color, typical of the grape, is ruby red with orange hues. The bouquet is fresh and lively, with a distinct hint of white pepper, gentian root and delicate spices.The taste is dry, pleasantly zesty, lively, slightly tannic, with a character- istic almond aftertaste.
Due to its characteristic freshness, it accompanies many dishes well such as, risotto, ravioli, vegetable soups and white meat. It is also ideal with some full-flavoured fish dishes, such as sardines and fried anchovies.
It is also the traditional match for cooked salami (“cotechino”), a tasty and flavoursome sausage from Piedmont.