First year of production: 2007 – Demeter certified since 2014
Vineyard: Garganega 100 %
Geographical Location: Veneto – Italy Northeast of Verona, in the hill that divides Montorio from the Valle d’Illasi
Extension: 2 hectares of new shoulder pad
Plant date: Garganega 2007
Composition of the soil: Medium clay dough (white clay) tufa in the Dragon Mountain
Strains per hectare: 6000
Harvest: End of September
Yield per plant: 2 kg.
Climate trend: A fairly regular year both in terms of rainfalls and seasonal temperatures, even if summer confirms the drought and heat trend of the last four years. The very rainy May did not compromise the development of plants and fruits, which after a scarce vintage, were abundant and the earth managed itself with even a few rains until the beginning of September, when an precipitation accelerated the ripening and our harvest time. For the first time we have increased the harvesting team to ensure the grapes were picked at a perfect ripening point. The production balance and our respectful care have allowed us to consider 2018 as an excellent Vintage.
Winemaking technique: Peel-to-must maceration for a few hours. Pressing. Fermentation
and transfusions at natural autumn temperature. 9 months on fine […]