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Grapes: 100% Sangiovese

Area of production: Hilly slope at 250m above sea level with south, south-westerly exposure.

Name of the Cru: Calistri

Type of soil: Sand, alluvial substrata and gravel

Training system: Spur cordon with 6-8 buds

Yield per hectare: Max 50q/Ht

Harvest: Middle and end of September with manual grapes selection.

Vinification: The grapes are processed in stainless steel vats at controlled temperatures between 25°-28°C. Maceration lasts 15-18 days with repeated plunge down of the cap.

Ageing and affination: After the first fermentation the MLF takes place in small French oak barrels of 225l (barriques), were the wine rests for 16 months. Once bottled the wine undertakes at least 7/9 months of affination in our thermo ventilated cellar.

Colour: Ruby red

Nose: small deep nose with floral notes of violet, dark mature fruits, liquorice and tobacco.

Taste: silky and round entrance, with soft tannins and good acidity. Smooth progression of the wine with a long finish.

Food pairing: Best with Succulent meat dishes, Florentine steak, stew, pasta with rich meat sauces, mature Umbrian cheeses.


Castello di Corbara, Lago di Corbara 'Calistri' DOC, 2016

SKU: 12117_2016
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