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Indicazione Geografica Tipica — organic wine

  • Name of the wine: Trebbiano Macerato (temporary name).
  • First year of production: 2011.
  • Vineyards: The soil is composed of clay loam generated by the decomposition of the marlstones of Vicchio and the sandstones of Pratomagno-Falterona massif.
  • The agriculture is organic since 1999.
  • Altitude: 250 metres above sea level.
  • Exposure: north, north-est.
  • Pruning technique : Guyot.
  • Year of planting: 2008.
  • Planting density: 6500 plants/ha.
  • Rootstock: 420 A.
  • Variety: 5 local selection of Trebbiano Bianco Toscano.
  • Grapes: 100% Trebbiano Bianco Toscano.
  • Winemaking: harvesting is entirely manual and usually starts very early in the morning around the middle of October. The harvest is placed in small boxes containing about 15 kg capacity. The grapes arrive at the cellar and they are de-stemmed and introduced in small concrete vats and small wooden containers. Here begins the fermentation with wild yeasts, no sulfites, with a maceration of several days. After fermentation the wine is transferred into small concrete vats, along with the wine made from the pressing. After fining on the fine lees until May, the wine is bottled.
  • Time of bottling: forwarded spring.
  • Release for sale: after two years of refinement in bottle.
  • Main analytical data: Alcohol: 13,00 % , Total acidity: 5,20 – 5,40 gr/l.

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Our agricultural firm has followed since 1998 a completely organic production, for both grapes and olives.

We currently produce about 35-40.000 bottles annually, about 70% of these are exported to the United States, Japan, Sweden, Mexico, Canada and other European countries.