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2007 La Volpe

Location: Monteleone di Orvieto, Italy
South-eastern slope, at an altitude of 350 meters, surface of vineyard: 1,5 ha
Grape variety: 75% Sangiovese and 25% Merlot.
Growing the grapes: Vines in new vineyard planted in 2003 with a density of 5000 plants type of training of the vines in vineyard is simple Guyot cultivation of vineyard with respect for environment and nature: biological.
Harvest: Sangiovese was harvested in the third week of September, grapes were harvested manually and collected in small baskets.
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 29C for a period of 8 days in our cement tanks, with regular pushing down the cap in order to have the skins immersed.
Maturation: For one year in used oak French barriques
Malolactic fermentation took place in barrique.
The wine: Drink between now and 5 years.
Analysis: Alcohol: 13,5 %
Acidity: 4,66 g/ltr