With organically grown grapes

Vineyards of origin: S.Pietro (60%), Cantine (25%), Patrignoncello (15%)
Variety of grapes: sangiovese 90%; colorino 5%; malvasia nera 5%
Type of terrain: sandy, clay
Years of establishment 1973 Cantine, S.Pietro, 2003 Patrignoncello e 2005 S.Pietro nuova
Planting distances: 3 m x 1,2 m (Cantine, S.Pietro),
2,5m x 0,8m (Patrignoncello, S.Pietro nuova)
Aspect : South, South West
Pruning: cordone speronato and guyot

Data of 2011 harvest
Grape yield per hectare: 64 quintals
Grape yield per vine: 1,66 kg
Manual and selective grape harvest, pressing and destalking, 17 days steeping. Half of the grapes comes from the second harvest, 15/20 days after the former one.

Analytical data of must
Sugars: 229 g/l
Acidity: 6,9 g/l
The wine spontaneously completes the malo-lactic fermentation immediately after the alcoholic one. Ageing is performed in cement vats for 18 months. 60% of the wine – the sangiovese more structured and the colorino – has matured in French oak barrels for 6/12 months. Refining in bottles last at least three months.

Analytical data of finished wine
Alcohol: 14,45 % vol
Residual sugars 0,1 g/l
Total acidity 4,71 g/l
pH 3,8
Dry extract: 31,0 g/l
Bottled production: 15.000 bottles 0,75 l

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