Poggiotondo
Vermentino
Organic Certified
Appellation: Toscana IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica)
Grape Variety: Vermentino
Characteristics of the Territory
Estate: Poggiotondo
Altitude: 100 metres
Surface: 50 hectares
Exposure: south west
Planting Density: 6250 vine stocks/hectare
Training System: VSP with Guyot pruning
Soil Type: soil of marine origin, calcareous with a high presence of white sea shells taht impart elegance and complexity to the wines.
Climate: owing to the major influence of the Mediterranean sea the western part of the Chianti region has a milder climate resulting in an enviable overall balance of the plants.
Vinification and Ageing
Yeald per Hectare: 100 qli/ha
Harvesting Period: third week of September
Harvesting Method: by hand in boxes of 25 kg
Vinification: the whole cluster were gently pressed and the juice naturally settled at 8 celsius, it was then rack of the gross lees and was then fermented in stainless steel tanks at 18 C for 20 days. The wine remained on the fine lees for a total of 60 days and was held in temperature controlled cement tanks until bottling under screwcup.
Tasting Notes: elegant with flower notes, citrus, peel aromatics; on the palate great balance between acidity and texture with a long mineral finish.