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Prova d'Autore

Umbria Rosso IGT

Grape variety: 30% sagrantino, 30% montepulciano, 40% large berry sangiovese, from sustainable farming
Vineyards specifications: vines planted in 1999 with guyot training system, east/south-east exposure, white clay and limestone soils
Plant density and yield: 6.500 plants/hectare with a production of 1 kg of grapes per plant (65 quintals/hectare)
Harvest: totally hand-picked, the grapes are separately collected depending on their ripeness time

Winemaking: the grapes are separately destemmed and pressed, the skin maceration lasts 22/24 days and the fermentation takes place with wild yeast in stainless steel tank, where temperatures are strictly controlled, followed by the racking and the malolactic fermentation
Ageing: 24 months in neutral large barrels of Slavonian oak and French barriques, after being blended and bottled it refines at the least 6 months in the bottle

Color: red garnet colour with ruby brilliant lights
Aromas: tones of ripe plums and sweet spicies, small red fruits, tobacco, liquorice
Taste: good structure, powerful, soft and velvety, with a persistent and harmonious aftertaste

Contains sulfites