The beauty of sharing special moments in life. Cuvée di Chardonnay and Pinot Nero, a tribute to hospitality and warmth.
Climate: cool temperate Mediterranean climate – 1100mm average annual rainfall – 1590°C heat summation with a base of 10°C from April – breezy with signi cant temperature extremes in August and September.
Soils: marlstone and leached sandstone
Area: hilly, altitude of 300m asl
Vineyards: 2 distinct plots facing south and west, with east-west orientation of rows, density 5,000 stocks/hectare unilateral cordon Guyot, planted in 2001, yield 1.5kg/stock, 60ql/ha, yield 40hl/ha
Variety: cuvée of Chardonnay and Pinot Nero
Training: organic; rational pruning, disbudding, double topping and leaf stripping on the east or north side before harvesting
Labour: 700 h/ha per year of manual labour
Harvest: late August to early September, hand- picked into perforated crates
Mashing: grapes are sorted and soft pressed
Fermentation: controlled temperature, selected yeasts, racked into oak kegs, batonnage
Refinement: 24 months on the yeasts
Adding the liqueur de tirage: fourth waxing moon of the year
Disgorgement: after 18 months of being stacked Dosage: 3g/l