VARIETY:  100% Marchione

AREA:  vineyard Macchia di Gatto, Casamassima

TYPE OF SOIL:  red ferrous soil, with underlying limestone layer

GROWING METHOD:  spur pruned cordon

PLANTS PER HECTARE:  4 300

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE:  70 HL

GRAPE GATHERING:  mechanical harvest during the first week of September

VINIFICATION:  soft pressing and brief maceration for 2 hours in the press. Fermentation in pressure stainless steel tanks at 13°C for at least 10 days. Yeast fermentation for 6 months

ALCOHOL CONTENT:  11,5% vol.

RESIDUAL SUGAR:  12 GR/LT

 

TASTING NOTES

SIGHT:  straw yellow with green glares

NOSE:  delicate scents of apple, lemon balm, grapefruit, and anise on a musky background

PALATE:  pleasant, round and fresh sip, with scents of citrus fruits; slightly bitter in the end, with almondy hints

MATCHINGS:  base for cocktails, aperitifs, canapés, seafood and pizzas

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