VINEYARD:12 year old bushvines [Alberello] in Ciro’ Marina, dry farmed and hand-pruned. 5.000 vines x Ha. Loose, sandy soil rich in iron over volcanic chalk. 100% Gaglioppo.
WINEMAKING: Grapes are handpicked at the end of September and fermented into red wine in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature with ambient yeasts; maceration on the skins last up to 1 week. The wine ages for 8 months in Inox tanks prior to bottling and release.
||Red / Dry|
|VINEYARD||12 Ha situated at 200 mt altitude along the Ionic coast of Calabria, 10 to 30 year old vines, density up to 5.000 plants per Ha. Average grape yields around 7 tons per Ha.|
||Loose clayey-sandy soil rich in iron oxides, lying over a mother-rock composed of volcanic chalk (Tufo) and limestone.|
||Gambero Rosso 2 Glasses|
|Gaglioppo grapes are handpicked the first week of September, destemmed and pressed into a pneumatic press. The resulting must ferments in stainless steel vats with selected yeasts at controlled temperature; maceration on the skins last for 7 days. The wine matures for 6 months in stainless steel tanks prior to bottling and commercial release.|
|Fattoria San Francesco