Certified organic wine. Vegan wine. All the farm has been organic certified since 1992.
Ciliegiolo is an indigenous grape from Umbria, it is named after cherries because of the shape of the berries’ grape. The poppies on the label are a reminder of our dedication to the protection of biodiversity, when you see bright red, wild poppies in a field you can be almost certain that it is free of chemicals.
Tasting notes: Red fruits, hints of raspberries and cherries. Smooth tannins, fresh aftertaste.
Vinification: indigenous yeast, fermentation in steel, 15 days maceration on the skins. No using: isinglass, albumin, casein on vinification.
Type: Young medium-bodied red.
Grapes: 90% Ciliegiolo, 10% Sangiovese.
Training system: Cordon spur 15 years old vines.
Vine density: 6.500 vines per hectare.
Yield per hectare: 80 hl/Ha (10 tons).
Type of soil: Silt loam. East facing aspect.
Fertilization: green manure
Harvest: Hand-harvested during September
Gnocchi. Soups of legumes. Fresh cheeses. Cold cuts.
Serving temperature: 16-18°C (60-65 °F).
Bottle size: 750 ml.
Aging potential: Drink now and you can keep 5 years
Excellent: with gnocchi and legume soup. The Umbrian recipe to combine is: spaghetti with truffles.