Morellino di Scansano DOCG
Lampo was the nickname of Federico’s Grandfather, was born in 1912.
A Maremman Cowboy, as a tribute to him, on the front label there is his picture on the horse.
Lampo, Morellino di Scansano, produced with carefully selected Sangiovese grapes, the vineyards are planted in land exposed to the mistral winds.
Varieties: Sangiovese 90% and other red grapes.
Altitude: 150 – 180 meters above sea level.
Vineyard exposure: mainly north-west.
Type of soil: Sandy with sandstone skeleton, the soil is relatively homogeneous.
Training system: Spurred cordon.
Plant density: 5680 plants / ha.
Yield per hectare: 80/90 quintals.
Harvest: The grapes on reaching perfect phenolic ripeness and after repeated tasting, are harvested.
Vinification: Once the grapes reach the cellar, they are gently destemmed and left to ferment in stainless steel tanks at a constant temperature of 30 °C.
Ageing: Once the wine the has been separated from the skins, it is immediately placed in tonneaux and second and third passage barriques with subsequent ageing for 15-18 months. Before being placed on the market, it is refined in the bottle.
The wine has a beautiful ruby red color, a complex and refined aroma of red fruits such as raspberries and black cherries. A soft and enveloping taste with refined tannins.