||Average height 200 m. a.s.l. Exposure: Vineyards direction South/West.
|Composition of the land
||Clayish, Pliocene origin with good skeleton and drainage. Alkaline and very rich in limestone (40% Clay, 39% Loam, 21% Sand – PH 8.2).
||Guyot and Spurred cordon.
||Rigorously selected individuals of the Sangiovese variety from the farms’s vineyards, dating back to the 1940’s. Selection conducted in cooperation with the University of Florence. Small bunches resistant to parasite attacks. Average to late ripening. Manual harvest with rigorous selection of the best bunches in the vineyard at first and subsequently on a selection table in the cellar.
||Controlled temperature below 28 °C.
||Fermentation on the skins for about 18-20 days, at controlled temperature below 28 °C. in 100 hl wide and shallow stainless steel tanks, designed and built in order to extract tannins and colour efficiently but delicately.
||First year in tonneaux (5 hl) French oak casks, subsequently in large oak barrels and a further 12 months in the bottle at controlled temperature.
||Price Col D'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino Bio Nastagio 2013 € 47.92