The name comes from an architectural facet of the eastern part of Castello di Luzzano. Blue ("blu" in Italian) is, with yellow, one of the colors typically seen at the castle. The wine is full of the rich fruit aroma that is typical of the variety, and has a soft, silky palate of great lenght. Its considerable alcohol and body makes it well adapted to long ageing. It is nevertheless released for sale when young, and so that it can also be enjoyed to the full with all the lively aromas and flavours of its youth.