vermentino montecucco doc
Denomination: Doc Montecucco Vermentino
Terrain: The vineyard was planted in 2006 on a clay loam, facing south-west at 160 meters above sea level.
Method of cultivation: his vineyard has about 5,000 plants per hectare and is grown using guyot pruned vines with the amount of buds ranging from 8 to 10 per plant.
Grape variety: Vermentino 100%
Yield: 8.000 kg.
Harvest: generally occurs in the 1st or 2nd week of September when the pre-established qualities for this type of wine are reached. The grapes are harvested strictly by hand and placed in crates in order to preserve their maximum integrity upon arrival to the winery.
Vinification: de-stemmed grapes are pressed with the aid of a pneumatic press and the the must is fermented at a controlled temperature of 16 ° C in steel tanks.
Ageing: the wine obtained remains in stainless steel vats, where it is subject to frequent stirring lees until the month of March.
Refining: 2 months in the bottle
Tasting Notes: It has a pale yellow color with greenish hues, the scent reveals fresh floral notes and exotic fruits; the palate enjoys a nice fresh flavor which is soft and persistent.