Colour and Bouquet: dark yellow colour with golden/green hues, on the nose is fragrant, intense, fruity with notes of sage and elderflower, the bouquet is broad and remembers the scent of ripe citrus, hay and sage. In the mouth it is elegant, warm, full-bodied with a long and persistent finish.
Vine: Erbaluce 100%.
Vineyard: 6,600 sqm. Planted part in 2001 and part in 2003, with a density of 5.000 plants/hectare. Exposure South – south/west, altitude 300 metres above sea level. Sandy melted ground .
Pruning:Guyot with a load of 40.000 gems/ha
Yield:for the 2010 harvest the yield per hectare has been of 6 tons and the yield grape-wine of 47%.
Wine-making: soft pressing, cold maceration (4°) for 24 hours and fermentation in new barrels, 50% oak and 50% acacia at controlled temperature of 19°, malolactic fermentation in barrel.
Aging:twelve months in new oak and acacia barrels with daily batonnage, three months in steel and five months in bottle.
Date of bottling:7th february 2012.
actual alcoholic strength of 13.90% v.
Total acidity of 5 g/l.
Total sulphur dioxide content of 50 mg/l.
Production: no 2.500 bottles 750 ml.
Potential aging: 10 years
Wines produced in our cellar are not filtered, therefore we recommend to decant as they may be present natural dregs.