||Altitude: 650 m. a.s.l. for the Merlot and 50 m a.s.l. for the Nero d’Avola.
|Composition of the land
||Merlot: medium-textured, rich in clay, gravel and minerals; Nero d’Avola: medium-textured calcareous-clay soil.
|Plants n. x hectare
||Merlot 4.830 plants per ha; Nero d’Avola: 13 ha with 8.264 plants per ha.
|Yield x hectare
||Merlot 10 tonnes per ha, Nero d’Avola 8 tonnes per ha.
||Grapes are sorted by hand before they are destemmed and lightly pressed.
||Early natural fermentation using the grapes' own wild yeast, maceration with the aid of marc presses and delestage fermentation to best preserve the primary character of the grapes.
||In French oak barriques for 12 months, new, a second or third ageing depending on vintage. In bottle for 24 months.
||Aged cheeses, roast lamb, Sicilian “pasta alla Norma”.
||Price Baglio di Pianetto Ramione 2012 € 11.10