The “glowing embers” (Tizzo) that burned in the hearth of every peasant house and accompanied the cold winter evenings.
For my father, a memory of tradition and conviviality, which is exactly what we hope this wine expresses.
SOME TECHNICAL NOTES ON THE WINE
VARIETY & TERROIR
Pugnitello, small percentages of other Tuscan grape varieties.
Vines at 300 meters above sea level, loamy and calcareous soils.
Massal selection of plants for cuttings, reproduced on wild rootstock.
End of September-October, full phenolic ripeness.
ONLY manual in boxes.
Selection of the grape directly in the vineyard: only first-choice grapes.
TRELLISING SYSTEM AND YIELD
4500 vines per hectare.
60 quintals of harvested grapes per hectare.
Spontaneous fermentations in steel tanks.
Aging: 12-18 months in Italian tonneaux, hard and without aromas.
Refinement: bottle 12-18 months.
Not filtered or clarified.
PODERE DELLA BRUCIATA
10 CRUS PRODUCTS
30,000 BOUTEILLES PRODUCTS
3000 env. PARTYPE