|Location:||Monteleone di Orvieto, Italy
South-eastern slope, at an altitude of 350 meters, surface of vineyard: 1,5 ha
|Grape variety:||50% Sangiovese and 50% Merlot.|
|Growing the grapes:||Vines in old vineyard planted in the year 1975 with 1800 vines per hectare, vines in new vineyard planted in 2003 with a density of 5000 plants type of training of the vines in both vineyards is simple Guyot cultivation of vineyard with respect for environment and nature: biological.|
|Harvest:||Last week of September, grapes were harvested manually and collected in small baskets. Yield is 35 hl/ha.|
|Weather:||This year was a good year for growing grapes, warm summer with the occasional shower at the right time.|
|Vinification:||After destemming, fermentation took place at a maximum temperature of 26°C for a period of 27 days in our cement tanks, with regular pushing down the cap in order to have the skins immersed.|
|Maturation:||For 18 months in 50% new oak French barrique.
Malolactic fermentation took place in new barrique.
|The wine:||Drink between now and 15 years.|
|Analysis:||Alcohol: 14,0 %
Acidity: 5,21 g/ltr
Dry extract: 28 g/ltr