SCHIOPPETTINOSchioppettino

The grapes are obtained from the same autochthonous plants grown on our hill sides. The 40 year old vineyard is grown in a pre-hill position that enjoys soft winds and light sun, thereby permitting to increase its varietal features.


Vinification

The grapes are hand collected and placed into ventilated boxes and then put into driers for drying (10-12 days). After this, they undergo a pellicular maceration for 10 – 12 days under controlled temperature. During this fermentation period, delestage and short but frequent remounting takes place.


Elevation

Refining is performed in steel barrels for 4-6 months, with several batonnage.


Wine characteristics

It shows a typical wine personality that goes from delicate fresh fruit flavour to red berries essence finishing with spicy black pepper. The taste is completed by perfect balancing freshness and elegance.
It’s alcoholic content is 13 % vol.

 

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