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Fattoria San Lorenzo: Solleone

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Solleone
PRODUCER:
Fattoria San Lorenzo
VINTAGE:
2012
APPELLATION:
IGT Marche Rosso
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Montepulciano
FERMENTATION TANKS:
Wood
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
60 Days
MALOLACTIC:
Done
AGED IN:
Wood
AGED FOR:
36 Months in Wood, 12 months in concrete, 24 Months in Bottle
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
None
VEGAN:
Yes
TOTAL SO2:
Approx. 45 mg/L
SO2 REGIME:
Before Bottling
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
15% vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
3,000 bottles and 120 magnums
ALTITUDE:
350 m
SOIL:
Sand, Clay and Calcareous
YEAR PLANTED:
1950
DENSITY:
2,500 vines/hectare
YIELD:
1 kg per plant

QUICK FACTS

Single vineyard, old vine, 100% Montepulciano.

Solleone means ‘big sun’ in Italian and is the name of this single vineyard.

Natalino’s TOP red wine, and an incredibly elegant expression of Montepulciano.

THIS WINE’S STORY

This is by far Natalino’s most important red, and one of his most special wines. Solleone translates as ‘big sun’, and is the name of this single vineyard that sits on top of a hill 350 meters above sea level, and basks all day in…

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