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Denomination: Romagna Albana DOCG dry
Production area: mercato Saraceno (FC), Italy
Grape variety: Albana 100% (native grape variety)
Location of vineyards: 400 m. s.l.m.
The form of breeding system in espalier with Guyot pruning
Year of planting: 1965
Type of harvest and the grape harvest: hand harvesting into small crates at the beginning of September
Type of soil: tufaceous-calcareous
Of vines per hectare: 3.500
Grapes per vine: 1.5 kg
Vinification: careful evaluation of the harvest period; the careful selection of the grapes both on the vine and in the winery, with particular attention to the exposure to the sun and to the integrity of the grapes brought to a sorting manual. Control of the temperature, the pressing of the whole clusters, short cold static decanting of the must, followed by spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts.
Fermentation: 50% steel and 50% in oak barrels
Ageing: stay on its lees for 8 months with the handling of the lees; at least 12 months in the bottle
Alcoholic strength: 14.5% vol.
Serving temperature: 14°C.
Serving suggestions: fish dishes tasty in the oven and baked, shellfish, sea fruits, risotto with fish, frogs and snails, grilled mushrooms, boiled meats, white meats, mature cheeses.
Notes:manufacturer's peak of refinement in 3 years, the longevity over 10 years