VARIETY:  100% Verdeca

AREA:  vineyards Monteschiavo, Acquaviva delle Fonti

TYPE OF SOIL:  very deep clay soil

GROWING METHOD:  Spur pruned cordon

PLANTS PER HECTARE:  4 300

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE:  45 HL

GRAPE GATHERING:  mechanical harvest during the fourth week of September

MACERATION:  20 days maceration on the skin with red wine process

AGING:  6 months in stainless steel tanks and 3 months in the bottle

ALCOHOL CONTENT:  12,5% vol.

RESIDUAL SUGAR:  GR/LT

TASTING NOTES

SIGHT:  ancient golden color with orange glare

NOSE:  enchanting aroma of acacia, chamomile, gillyflower and elder, enhanced with tones of peach syrup and lightly spiced tea

PALATE:  full, long and velvety flavour, balanced with a smooth freshness, lean sapidity and trace of light astringency. Persistent ending with echoes of quince, peaches and almonds

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