White wine LILLATRINO Montecucco, straw yellow colour with greenish reflections. Very intense bouquet with strong fruity and flower notes…
The vineyards of the company PIERINI & BRUGI are located in the municipality of Campagnatico in the D.O.C. Montecucco area, which is located between two of the most prestigious Tuscan D.O.C.G. areas: Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino. The cultivation of grapes is divided into two lots: a 2.5 hectare planted with 70% Sangiovese, 11% Merlot grapes, 11% Cabernet grape and 8% Sauvignon and Syrah grape. The second plot of 0.5 hectares is only used for the cultivation of white grape Vermentino.
Vermentino is a light-skinned wine grape variety, primarily found in Italian wine. It is widely planted in Sardinia, in Liguria primarily under the name Pigato, to some extent in Corsica, in Piedmont under the name Favorita, and in increasing amounts in Languedoc-Roussillon. The leaves are dark green and pentagonal. Grapes are amber-yellow and hang in pyramidal bunches. The vines are often grown on slopes facing the sea where they can benefit from the additional reflected light. The Vitis International Variety Catalogue now gives Italy as its origin.
CULTIVATION FORM: Guyot.
The forms of cultivation of the vine are diagrams of the methods of pruning and geometry of the rows.
The winegrower adopts this method to reduce vegetative growth and influence the quality and yield of the grapes.
After that, various crop forms have been selected and improved throughout the history of viticulture in order to obtain greater quantities and better quality of the grapes.
In conclusion this selection took place on the basis of a sort of purpose, such as: wine or fruit grapes.
Here are for an example of cultivation:
VINEYARD CARE: According to the EU Organic Farming Protocol.
VINIFICATION: It begins with the pressing and rasping of the grapes, handpicked in the early morning, to preserve the aromas, in little boxes. Then the soft pumping creates the flower must.
FERMENTATION: In small stainless steel vessels where to keep constant at the fermentation temperature is 18 °C, so that the maximum expression of variables perfumes and optimum evolution of the wine.
REFINEMENT: The wine is conserved in temperature controlled steel tanks. Before marketing bottle refinement of at least 2 months.
AGING: This process continues in the bottle until the time of sale.
AVERAGE PRODUCTION PER YEAR: 3.000 bottles.
White wine LILLATRINO Montecucco is available for both private individuals and companies.
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