Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese
Vineyard age: 8-27 years
Exposure: South East
Name of the vineyards of origin: Sotto Casa / Casciano
Vineyard location: 260/320 m asl
Soil type: mainly clayey
Harvest: 15 / 9-25 / 9
Production: 50000 bottles
Aging potential: 5/7 years
First year of production: 2001
Yield per hectare: 100qli.
Per strain: 1.8 kg
Training system: spurred cordon
Vinification: during the harvest, the grapes are selected manually with the waste of the grapes that are too unripe and unsuitable, the destemming is done in compliance with the plot and the climatic season. In the cellar, the vines are treated with a cryomaceration and fermentation at controlled temperatures for 8/12 days in steel tanks, to preserve and extract the primary aromas as much as possible and develop the softness that the future "solo" needs. Subsequently, the wines are sent for malolactic fermentation, before aging in steel for 6/8 months.
Color: intense ruby
Bouquet: fruity, light.
Taste: pleasant with medium body and structure, savory with good olfactory return
Alcoholic strength: 13.5 °
Food pairing: “Poggioponente” goes very well with cold cuts, cheeses, first courses, second courses of simple white and red meat.
Serve at 18 ° C
Recommended glass: Bordeaux Grand Cru