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95 - Wine Enthusiast
91 - James Suckling
91 - Wine Advocate
Extremely clayey and calcareous, with a strong marl presence at 2 meters deep. Sub-alkaline reaction soil.
Briccolina is the pioneer vineyard for our biodynamic approach, introduced here in 2015
IN THE VINEYARD
Scaled selection, carried out three times during the 45 days before the grape harvest. Manual harvest as late as possible.
IN THE CELLAR
Stalk and grape seeds removal/pressing and maceration for 50/60 days on average, half of which with submerged-cap and the others with floating cap. No controlled temperature during the fermentation that occurs in special wood vat open at the top. Malolactic completed.
Bright ruby red with orange reflexes, gentle bouquet of flowers and spices, at the palate is dry and elegant, sober, of good structure for long ageing, with delicate tannins.
traditional bollito misto, civet rabbit, braised meat. Simply alone.