Technical information

Foundation year: 2000
Area: Maremma Toscana, in the Morellino di Scansano production area
Vineyards surface : 27 hectares (67 acres)
Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Alicante, Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc
Trellising system: low spurred cordon
Density: 6700 vines per hectare (2700 vines per acre)
Soil, exposition, altitude: rocky soil of calcareous and clayey nature, south-southwest exposure, height between 170 and 300 m. on sea level, 15 km away from Mediterranean sea
Vinification: selective hand harvest followed by controlled temperature fermentation and slow maceration in small inox open top vats with gentle "punching down the cap"; fully underground gravity flow cellar; unfiltered wine
Aging: up to a maximum of 18 months in oak and then up to a minimum of 18 months in the bottle

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