|Location:||Monteleone di Orvieto, Italy
South-eastern slope, at an altitude of 350 meters, surface of vineyard: 1,5 ha
|Grape variety:||80% Sangiovese and 20% 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 in the last week of September, grapes were harvested manually and collected in small baskets.
Yield is 45 hl/ha.
|Weather:||This year had a beautiful summer with a good number of sun hours and high temperatures, with occasionally some rain throughout the summer months.
Altogether a very good year
|Vinification:||After destemming, fermentation took place at a maximum temperature of 26°C for a period of 13 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: 12,5 %
Acidity: 4,58 g/ltr