Appellation: IGT Terre del Volturno
Grape varietal: Pallagrello Nero
Production area: Monti Trebulani - Alta Campania
Vineyard location: Casalicchio in Pontelatone
Altitude: 340 m a.s.l.
Exposure: East West
Soil type: Calcareous
Vineyard area: 2 ha
Training system: Guyot
Planting density: 5,200 plants per ha
Yield per hectare: 5 tons
Yield after vinification: 50%
Harvest period: October
Vinification: In 80 hL Italian casks with skin contact maceration for 10 days with numerous pumping overs
Malolactic fermentation: In 25 hl Italian format casks
Aging: In 25 hl Italian format casks for 25 months
Refining: In bottle for 12 months
Bottles produced: 3,000 bottles of 0,75 L + 100 Magnums
Acidity: 5.50 g/l
Extract: 27 g/l
The wines of this Vineyard come from most easterly location on the foothill of Monte Friento and from the only site that faces due south.
The gradient is more than 30%, so exposure to the sun is fairly strong.
As a result the wines coming from this terroir are full-bodied, generous and intense.
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