||Mediterranean climate, with low rainfall distributed sporadically throughout the year, but concentrated almost entirely in Autumn and Winter. Frequent north-westerly winds, high temperatures in spring and summer, mild in autumn, variable from dry and cold to mild in winter.
|Composition of the land
||Soils are naturally sandy and clay-chalky, sub-alkaline, of a rocky, schistous character and medium textured, with moderate nutrient levels. Satisfactory levels of minerals add distinctive character.
||Bush (Alberello and Espallier)
||The wine macerates a minimum of 10-15 days, with regular pumpovers and punchdowns.
||It matures a minimum of 6 months in cement-lined vats and twice and thrice used barriques, completed with 3 months in the bottle.
||Good with grilled fat-rich fish, pasta with meat sauce, traditional salami, soft cheeses.