A wine produced from vineyards at 200, 300 and 450 m asl and of varying expositions, where the soil is poor and rocky, mainly composed of marl. The production area is close to Castelnuovo dell’Abate, in the river Orcia valley. The pruning system is cordon spur. Harvest is manual, in cases containing 15-20 kg, in the middle-end of September. Yield per hectare is 30-35 q. The selection is made many times in the vineyard and also before the pressing of the grapes. Vinification in oak vats, spontaneous fermentations by indigenous yeasts and long macerations, with several pumping-over during the day. The wine ages 48 months in 30 hl Slavonian oak casks and 8 months in bottle. There is no filtering before bottling.
Poggio di Sotto Brunello Riserva Docg 2010