||Ripe al Convento vineyard. Altitude: 350-450 metres above sea level.
||The 2007 harvest concluded on October. Overall high quality of the fruit brought in resulted in an excellent vintage as well. The first grapes demonstrated that the 2007 harvest was to be outstanding, the natural culmination of a good growing season. The spring months were mild, with scarce rain and little heat stress, conditions that produced sound, healthy fruit on the vines.
||Length of maceration on the skins: 30 days. Malolactic fermentation: Immediately following alcoholic fermentation
||Maturation method: Slavonian oak casks and French oak barrels. Length of maturation: from harvest to January 1st of the following 6th year, after having spent a minimum of 2 years in wood, and 6 months in the bottle
||Stew, plates of slowly cooked meats and aged cheeses.
||Price Frescobaldi Brunello Ripe al Convento Riserva 2007 € 88.95