RISERVA Harvest 2010 D.O.C.G.
Production area: Commun of Montepulciano in sub area Argiano, Paterno, S. Savino. Grapes: selection of Prugnolo Gentile 100%
Soil: clayey, sandy, limestone medium with gravel shallow substrate tufaceous.
Cultivation system: in conversion to organic farming, with alternating row (one with grass and one extirpated).
Training system: Guyot with about 3000 vines I ha with 7 / 9 buds per vine
Exposure: South-East Average yield per hectare: 30 hl
Altitude: 320 meters sea level
Average age of vines: 35 years
Microclimate: The year 2008 was marked by a particularly cold winter, rainfall concentrated at the end of spring, a summer with low rainfall and high temperatures, autumn variable.
Harvest: by hand, October 2010, in boxes of 15 kg.
Vinification: The grapes were selected on a double sorting table before and after the rasping, following a soft pressing flowed by gravity into French oak Tonneaux and Barriques place where the alcoholic fermentation and long maceration took place,on the skins. The malolactic fermentation and the following 30 months of aging was carried out Tonneaux.
Bottling: without fining filtration of lees, placed on the market after aging in bottle for at least 12 months. Placing on the market since January 2013. Alcohol content: 14% Vol.
Serving temperature: i8 ° -20°C
View: ruby with purple reflections
Smell: Scents of flowers and spices, fruit and blackcherry and blueberry jam, with a little toasted coffee. Taste: Full and rich, with an elegant and fruity final, with a particular incense end.