“Piantata” is the name of the Sangiovese vineyard, where the Olivetan monks used to cultivate along with mulberry, the so-called “Piantata”.
GROUND: Clayey, silty, calcareous with remarkable presence of travertine skeleton. Gentle hill.
VINEYARD: Approximately one hectare 3.20×0.90 m planting (planted 1999) Exposure: north-south.
About half a hectare 2.90×0.90 m planting (planted 2013). Exposure: north-south.
TRIMMING: Spurred cordon (1 gem)
VINEYARD RUNNING: Permanent grassing, management of the under row and suckering controlled by mechanical means only. Defoliation, side-growth removing and thinning to improve the microclimate and quality of the clusters in order to minimize the use of pesticides. “Agriculture raisonèe”
HARVEST: From 20th to 30th September, in small containers with selection of the grapes.
YELD: Grape 50q/ha. Wine 50%.
WINEMAKING: Destemming only. Fermentation with maceration in 10 hl oak barrels , delestage only, for approximately 20 days, without temperatur control.