BRAND: Ciliegiolo Typical Geographical Indication
PRODUCTION AREA: Tuscany - Pisa Hills
SOIL: Medium, rich of marine shells
VINES: 100% Ciliegiolo
VINEYARD’S ALTITUDE: 200 m. above s.l.
VINEYARD: yield per hectare 70 q.li
PLANTING DENSITY: 2.20 x 0.80 m
PRUNING: Spur pruning cord
HARVEST TIME: Mid of September
HARVEST TECHNIQUE: The grapes are manually harvested.
WINE MAKING: The grapes are gentle destemmed, crushed and sended inside specialized stainless steel tanks, for 10 days. Alcoholic fermentation takes place through indigenous yeasts living on the skin.
FINISHING: The wine ages for 4 months in cement tank where the malolactic fermentation takes place, later 12 months in Slavonian wooden barrels and finally 4 months in bottle.
BOTTLES PRODUCED: 8.000
ORGANOLEPTIC DESCRIPTION: Ruby red color with intense aroma of cherry, raspberry and blackberry. The tannins are smooth, whilst the body is full and persistent on the palate.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C
FOOD PAIRING: Red meats, pasta and mid mature cheese.