Geographical indication: Umbria IGT Merlot.
Variety: 100% Merlot.
Total production: 1.600 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
Yield per hectare: 5.000 kg of grapes (50 quintals)
Harvest period: Late September
Method of harvest: By hand
Vinification: Grapes are de-stemmed and gently crushed Fermentation: Fermentation and maceration with the skins.
Takes place in open vats, manual punching down Refining: 10 months in 225 litre Franch oak barrels