SAN FELO VIOGNIER
Maremma Toscana DOC
One of the many challenges, which gave us excellent results in the warm Maremma summers.
Altitude: 150 – 180 meters above sea level.
Vineyard exposure: mainly south-east.
Soil type: sandy soil with a skeleton of sandstone, the ground is rather homogeneous.
Growing system: guyot.
Plant density: 5680 plants/ha.
Yeld /hectare: 100 q.li.
Harvest: Ripe grapes are harvested, according to weather conditions, between late August and mid-September.
Vinification: Grapes, once reached the cellar, are soft pressed and the fermentation takes place in tanks at controlled temperature (max 18 ° C) and a 10% of the grapes made the fermentation in big barrel of 5 hl with daily batonage. After this, took place the aging on the lees of wine, in the same tanks. Follow a cooling process to 0°C and a filtration phase. The wine is bottled within April following the harvest.
The wine comes in a straw yellow color, an intense and elegant scent with hints of flowers and fruit with white flesh and an intense taste, full and round.