Umbria Rosso


Geographical indication: Umbria Rosso IGT.
Variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon 50% Merlot.
Total production: 3,000 bottles.
ABV: 13.5%.

Terroir and vineyards

Vineyard: Planted in 2007
Aspect: East – west
Altitude: 320 metres above sea level
Soil: Volcanic – clay
Vine training system and pruning: Double Guyot
Vine density per hectare: 3.333
Yield per hectare: 5,000kg of grapes (50 quintals)


Harvest period: Late September and then mid-October
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: In 225 litre French oak barrels followed by two months in bottle