Winery: Azienda Agricola Giovanna Madonia a Bertinoro
Region: Emilia Romagna
Locale: Villa Modonia, Bertinoro (Romagna)
Site: The Sangiovese is planted at about 250m altitude, in clay/calcareous soils, with a SW exposition. Yields are about 60 HL/Ha. Vineyards are guyot and spurred cordon. Density from 3k to 6k vines per hectare.
Grapes: Sangiovese “in purezza” (100%), picked in it’s first period of ripeness (as soon as it is ripe, i.e. very fresh).
Fermentation and Aging: Grapes are picked by hand, in the first period of their ripeness. Gently crushed and destemmed. Fermented in stainless steel at temperature no greater than 30ºC, without any further post-fermentation maceration. After a period of maturation in stainless steel, the wine is bottled and after a brief refinement in bottle, goes to market.