VINEYARD: 3 Ha in Castelnuovo dell’Abate / Montalcino, at 300 mt altitude, ‘Schiena d’Asino’ parcel. 45 year old Sangiovese vines, espalier training-system, 4.500 plants x Ha. 100% Sangiovese.
WINEMAKING: Grapes are handpicked the first week of October and fermented into red wine in open wooden vats with ambient yeasts; maceration last for 30 days. The wine ages for 30 months in 30 Hl Slavonia oak casks prior to bottling and release on the market.
||Brunello di Montalcino Docg|
||Red / Dry|
|VINEYARD||1 Ha. situated in Castelnuovo dell’Abate, south-eastern part of Montalcino. 40 year old vines, density up to 4.000 plants per Ha.|
||Clayey soil rich in iron oxides with veins of sand, lying on a block of volcanic chalk [Tufo]|
|Sangiovese grapes are hand-picked the first week of October, destemmed and pressed. The resulting must ferments in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks at controlled temperature with ambient yeasts. The wine ages for 36 months in Slavonia oak casks of medium capacity (20-30 Hl) prior to bottling.The wine matures a further 6 months in bottle prior to commercial release.|