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From the careful selection of our best red grapes an elegant blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon

Geographical indication: ​Umbria IGT
Varietal composition: ​​Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon
Total production: ​​​1.500 bottles (750 ml bottles)

Terroir and vineyards
Vineyard: ​​​​Planted in 2007
Aspect: ​​​​East-West
Altitude: ​​​​320 above sea level
Soil: ​​​​​Volcanic – clay
Vine training system and pruning: ​Double Guyot
Vine density per hectare: ​3.333 (1.350 per acre)
Yield per hectare: ​​​4.000 kg of grapes (1.619 kg per acre)

Winemaking
Harvest period: ​From the end of September (Merlot) to mid-October (Cabernet Sauvignon)
Harvest method: ​Manual harvesting with a grape selection both in the vineyard and in the cellar
Vinification: ​Grapes cryomaceration for 24 hours at 10°C (50°F) followed by the alcoholic fermentation in steel with skins maceration for 22-24 days
Malolactic fermentation:​Completely carried out in 225 L oak barrels (barriques)
Refining: ​A minimum of 12 months in 225 L oak barrels (barriques). Additional in bottle