VARIETAL COMPOSITION 100% Pinot Nero
PRODUCTION AREA Spessa (Colli Megaluzzi),
Cividale of the Friuli
SOIL TYPE AND DISPOSITION Eocene Marls (Flysch of Cormons) on hill slopes
EXTENSION OF THE VINEYARD 0.4 hectaresALTITUDE/EXPOSITION 140 m a.s.l., south/south-east
VINEYARD ESTABLISHMENT 1991
VINE DENSITY 5000 plants/hectare
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM Classic Guyot (6-8 buds)
YIELD PER PLANT approximately 0.7 kg
GRAPE HARVEST first ten days of September
WINEMAKING destemmed and crushed the grapes are placed in French oak vats to ferment for about
21 days, undergoing frequent manual punching of the cap. The grape marc is delicately removed from the vats, undergoes soft pressing and the resulting wine is placed in French oak barrels.
AGEING in French oak barrels for about 36 months and further 4 months in the bottle.