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2007 La Volpara

Location: Monteleone di Orvieto, Italy
South-eastern slope, at an altitude of 350 meters, surface of vineyard: 1,5 ha
Grape variety: 90% Sangiovese and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Growing the grapes: Vines in old vineyard planted in the year 1975 with 1800 vines per hectare, and vines in new vineyard planted in 2003, this year for the first year harvested with an exceptional quality grape. type of training of the vines in both vineyards is simple Guyot, cultivation of vineyard with respect for environment and nature: biological.
Harvest: Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon were harvested in the first week of October, grapes were harvested manually and collected in small baskets.
Yield is 25 hl/ha.
Weather: This year had a good summer with very high temperatures in July, somewhat cooler in August with more rain. A small and good quality year.
Vinification: After destemming, fermentation took place at a maximum temperature of 25C for a period of 12 days in our cement tanks, with regular pushing down the cap in order to have the skins immersed.
Maturation: For 24 months in French barrique.
Malolactic fermentation took place in barrique.
The wine: Drink between now and 15 years.
Analysis: alcohol: 14,5 %
acidity: 5,57 g/ltr