Grapes Sangiovese dal cannello lungo 85% Merlot 15%
Vineyard source Ripalta, Cartoceto
Surface area 6 Ha. 4.500 vines / Ha.
Distance between rows 0,70 m. x 2,60 m.
Altitude 280 m. a.s.l. South East facing
Cultivation system Cordon
Age of the vines 20 – 25 years
Yield per hectare 100 Q./ Ha.
Soil type Clayey – calcareous
Harvest Harvested by hand with multiple passes in the first 10 days of October
Winemaking In stainless steel with 20-24 days maceration. Temperature controlled fermentation and 6-7 days post-maceration
Maturation Malolactic fermentation in cask or barrel and following ripening
Ageing In 30 hl. oak barrels for about 14 months. In bottle for 6 months
Alcohol content 13,5%