||Valiano di Montepulciano (SI)
||Altitude: 300 m. (984 feet) a.s.l.
||A sedimentation from the Pliocene (3-5 million years ago) of marine origin, the Poggetti di sopra vineyard is permeated by a vein of deep, blue sodic clay. Rich in silt and limestone, but with little or no stones in the underground, the soil is alkaline and does not present much organic matter.
||Hand-picked, end September.
||The fermentation was spontaneous. Alcoholic fermentation of whole berries and maceration on the skins which lasted 25 days.
||24 months in large oak casks.
||Price Avignonesi Nobile di Montepulciano Poggetto di Sopra 2016 € 39.60