[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] VINTAGE AVAILABLE : 2016 (0,75 lt) CLASSIFICATION : Marche Rosato I.G.T. GRAPE VARIETIES : 92% sangiovese grosso and 8% merlot GROWING AREA : Contrada La Valle, in the comune of Matelica VINEYARD AREA : Ca. 5 hectares VINEYARD ASPECT : Northeast-southwest SOILS PROFILE : Clayey TRAINING SYSTEM : Spur-pruned cordon VINEYARD AGE : 15 years VINEYARD DENSITY : 3,300 vines/hectare VINEYARD YIELD : 1,2 kg/vine VINEYARD ALTITUDE : 400 metres HARVEST PERIOD : Merlot: mid-September; sangiovese: mid-October VINIFICATION PROCESS : The Sangiovese clusters are hand-picked into small boxes, then are de-stemmed and gently pressed, with the skins immediately removed to prevent any coloration. The must ferments at 18oC in steel for about 10 days, the wine is then racked off, and about 8% Merlot added until the desired hue is obtained. The final wine is then given a light, brief bentonite-based clarification and…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] VINTAGE AVAILABLE : 2012 (0,75 lt) CLASSIFICATION : Verdicchio di Matelica DOC GRAPE VARIETIES : Verdicchio 100% GROWING AREA : Contrada Monacesca, in the comune of Matelica VINEYARD AREA : Ca. 2 hectares VINEYARD ASPECT : North – South SOILS PROFILE : Predominantly clayey TRAINING SYSTEM : Vertically-trained arched or double-arched cane VINEYARD AGE : 50% 30 years old – 50% 10 years old VINEYARD DENSITY : Ca. 2,500 vines/hectare VINEYARD YIELD : Ca. 2 kg/vine VINEYARD ALTITUDE : Ca. 400 metres HARVEST PERIOD : First ten days in October VINIFICATION PROCESS : The clusters are hand-harvesed and then gently pressed, without use of SO2. The must is femented in steel for 12-15 day at a controlled tempeature of ca. 20oC. The wine then rests on the fine lees in steel for 3 years. SENSORY PROFILE : The very high quality of the growing…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] VINTAGE AVAILABLE : 2015 (0,75 lt) CLASSIFICATION : Verdicchio di Matelica DOC GRAPE VARIETIES : Verdicchio 100% GROWING AREA : Contrada Monacesca, in the comune of Matelica VINEYARD AREA : Ca. 17 hectares VINEYARD ASPECT : North – South SOILS PROFILE : Predominantly clayey TRAINING SYSTEM : Vertically-trained arched or double-arched cane VINEYARD AGE : 50% 30 years old – 50% 10 years old VINEYARD DENSITY : Ca. 1,800-2,500 vines/hectare VINEYARD YIELD : Ca. 3 kg/vine VINEYARD ALTITUDE : Ca. 400 metres HARVEST PERIOD : First ten days in October VINIFICATION PROCESS : Hand picking of the grapes, then immediate light pressing with no use of SO2, followed by 12-15-day fermentation at 20°C in stainless steel. The wine rested on the fine less until spring and underwent natural malolactic fermentation in late spring. It was released one year after harvest date. SENSORY…

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] VINTAGE AVAILABLE : 2014 (0,75 lt) / 2013-2014 (1,5 lt) CLASSIFICATION : Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva D.O.C.G. GRAPE VARIETIES : Verdicchio 100% GROWING AREA : Contrada Monacesca, the comune of Matelica VINEYARD AREA : Ca. 3 hectares VINEYARD ASPECT : North-south SOILS PROFILE : Predominantly clayey TRAINING SYSTEM : Vertically-trained arched or double-arched cane VINEYARD AGE : Ca. 30 years VINEYARD DENSITY : Ca. 1,800 vines/hectare VINEYARD YIELD : Ca. 2 kg./vine VINEYARD ALTITUDE : Ca. circa 400 metres HARVEST PERIOD : Third-fourth week in October VINIFICATION PROCESS : Hand picking of the grapes, which had been left on the vine an extra two weeks until slightly over-ripe; they were immediately lightly pressed, with no use of SO2, followed by 20-day fermentation at 20°C in stainless steel. The wine rested on the fine less until spring and underwent natural malolactic fermentation in early summer….

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] VINTAGE AVAILABLE : 2015 (0,75 lt) / 2013 (0,75 lt) CLASSIFICATION : Marche Chardonnay I.G.T. GRAPE VARIETIES : Chardonnay (100%) GROWING AREA : Contrada Monacesca, in the comune of Matelica VINEYARD AREA : Ca. 1.5 hectares VINEYARD ASPECT : Southeast-northwest SOILS PROFILE : 50% clay – 50% sand TRAINING SYSTEM : Spur-pruned cordon VINEYARD AGE : 20 years VINEYARD DENSITY : 3,300 vines/hectare VINEYARD YIELD : 1.2 kg/vine VINEYARD ALTITUDE : 370-400 metres HARVEST PERIOD : Early September VINIFICATION PROCESS : Hand picking and immediate light pressing, with no use of SO2, followed by 15-day fermentation at 20°C in stainless steel. Four months’ maturation on the fine lees and six months’ additional bottle ageing. SENSORY PROFILE : It is a blend of eight outstanding chardonnay clones from our vineyard next to a small church in the hamlet of Monacesca; it dates back to 1000 AD…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] VINTAGE AVAILABLE : 2012 (0,75 lt) / 2011 (0,75 lt) / 2002 (0,75 lt) / 2001 (0,75 lt) / 2012 (1,5 lt) CLASSIFICATION : Marche Rosso I.G.T. GRAPE VARIETIES : 70% sangiovese grosso and 30% merlot GROWING AREA : Contrada La Valle, in the comune of Matelica VINEYARD AREA : Ca. 5 hectares VINEYARD ASPECT : Northeast-southwest SOILS PROFILE : Clayey TRAINING SYSTEM : Spur-pruned cordon VINEYARD AGE : 15 years VINEYARD DENSITY : 3,300 vines/hectare VINEYARD YIELD : 1,2 kg/vine VINEYARD ALTITUDE : 400 metres HARVEST PERIOD : Merlot: mid-September; sangiovese: mid-October VINIFICATION PROCESS : Hand picking into shallow boxes, light crushing-destemming, then fermentation in steel at 28°C. Frequent pumpovers at initial stages were followed by délestages to cool must; after a maceration on the skins of about 20 days, the wine was pressed off into oak barriques no  older than three…