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Fattoria San Lorenzo: Rosso Piceno Vigna di Gino

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Rosso Piceno “di Gino”
PRODUCER:
Fattoria San Lorenzo
VINTAGE:
2018
APPELLATION:
DOC Rosso Piceno
GRAPE VARIETIES:
60% Montepulciano, 40% Sangiovese
FERMENTATION TANKS:
Concrete
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
2 weeks, destemmed, gentle crushing of berries during pump-overs
MALOLACTIC:
Done, native LAB
AGED IN:
Concrete
AGED FOR:
12 Months on Lees + 6 Months in Bottles
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
None
VEGAN:
Yes
TOTAL SO2:
Approx. 45 mg / L
SO2 REGIME:
Just before bottling
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
13.5% vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
13,000 bottles
VINEYARD:
Barcaione (in Corinaldo), east facing aspect, 15-20 year old vines, 4 ha
VITICULTURE PRACTICE:
Certified organic, non-certified biodynamic
HARVEST DATES:
Sangiovese: 2nd week of Sept, Montepulciano: Oct 20, 2016
ALTITUDE:
250 m
SOIL:
Mixed with primarily sand
DENSITY:
3,300 vines/hectare

QUICK FACTS

One of the original DOC’s in Italy, and the wine dates back to pre-Romanic times.

Sangiovese is widely thought to be of ancient origin, as the literal translation of its name (blood of Jove) suggests.

10% of the wine sees some used wood to soften the natural searing acidity of Sangiovese and Montepulciano.

‘Gino’ is the name of Natalino’s father, for whom this wine is named and dedicated.

THIS WINE’S STORY

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