When I decided to change the direction of my life in 1998, my first thought was how I could bring my grandfather’s heritage back to life. His memory, his teachings and his example still drive my decisions today, even after more than 30 years since his passing. My goal is to try to merge tradition and innovation, to combine the respect for nature with modern technology in order to craft a wine that represents a perfect combination of eurythmy and symmetry. Balance and harmony are what I believe to be the key elements to pleasure; the only triggers that can change our beliefs, our perceptions and our emotions, giving a perfect sense to our lives. It is by having such ideas in my mind that I go every day to my vineyard and to my cellar. I would like that my wines impart the peculiarity and beauty of the terroir as well as my modern, even thoughful respect for nature, and wine making philosophy.

-Denis Zeni, owner & winemaker

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View our varietals below.

  • Tau IGT

    60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 10% Syrah

    This wine is a ruby red with purplish blue shades in color. It is sweet scented and powerful with well defined notes of blue and red fruits and a pleasant scent of balsamic tobacco. On the plate this wine is distinctive, mineral and savory with a homogeneous blend of fruit and spice with vegetal notes. Excellent aftertaste and persistence.
  • Syrah DOC

    This Syrah is a deep ruby red with purplish blue shades in the glass. On the nose it is spicy with pepper, ink, gunpowder and coffee scents. The mouth feel is dry and fresh, savory with medium body and good acidity. There are notes of small black berries and currants combined with excellent mineralogy. Well balanced and elegant. The finish is long ending with soft and smooth tannins and a persistent note of toasted almond and cherry.
  • Cabernet Franc IGT

    This Cabernet Franc has a brilliant color in the glass. On the nose there are prevailing notes of sage and chocolate combined with spicy sensations similar to tobacco and dried fig. On the palate the wine is a full, dense and good balance between tannin and fruit. At the end, the tannic and salty components fade, but the persistence is excellent.