The vineyard: “vigneto del mattino”.
Blend: 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 25% Syrah, 25% Sangiovese.
Age of the vines: 9-10 years.
Orientation of the vines: est/sud – est.
Soil type: sand (79%), clay (15%) e light loam (6%).
Density of planting: 5 000 per ha.
Height above sea level: 335-365 meters above sea level
Per hectare yield: 50 Hl/Ha.
Manuring: Manure and green manure techniques.
Holistic agricultural practice.
Winemaking: The grapes are hand picked and placed in boxes then further selected by hand on the sorting table. Maceration lasts for 12 days at a controlled temperature of 25°C. Frequent pumping over of the must, gentle pressing and further aging in barriques and small oak barrels of between 2,25 – 5 Hl for 12 months. A further 6 months aging in stainless steel barrels and then another 6 months in the bottle.
Bottling: during the waning moons of June and July.
Production: 26.000 bottles.