Indicazione geografica Tipica
It appear a gold-flecked amber and an emphatic bouquet redolent of vanilla, apricot, dried figs, and confectioner’s cream, backgrounding floral scents such as roses and tuberose. The long-lingering progression enfolds the mouth with its velvety texture.
FIRST VINTAGE PRODUCED
Sandy, with abundant silicates, potassium, and phosphorus
YEAR VINEYARDS PLANTED
Various years, between 1970 and 2002
Simple Guyot, with 6-8 buds/vine
YIELD IN WINE (litres/hectare)
HARVEST PERIOD & VINIFICATION
The clusters are left to naturally dry on the vines until early November; they are then picked and placed on reed mats for further drying. In December, they are pressed and the must fermented in barriques.
After completing fermentation, the wine matures in steel for about 5 months, then receives a lengthy bottle ageing.