Production Area: Langhe
Grape Varieties: 100% Freisa. Freisa is a red grape variety grown in mainly in the Piedmont region of Italy, and is a genetic parent grape to the Nebbiolo variety.
Altitude: 240 m a.s.l.
Soil: Clay with limestone
Training System: Guyot – 5,000 vines/ha
First Planting: 1990
Yield: 1,4 kg/vine; 49 Hl/ha
Harvest: Last week of September
Fermentation: Done in 30 hl stainless steel vats at an uncontrolled temperature (within 30°C). Maceration lasts 15 days with pumping over and pigeages.
Aging: 12 months in only used barriques and 6 months in stainless steel vats. Bottle aging for at least 6 months.
Residual Sugar: < 1 g/l