IGT Marche Bianco "Caliptra" 2015

SKU/Code: 
DB6231-15
Product Line: 
White
Varietal: 
Trebbiano
Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Marche
Farming Type: 
Sustainable
Ca'Liptra

100% Trebbiano, from four different parcels totaling 0.75ha. The vines were planted in 1971, 1976, 1977, and 1982. The vineyards descend from 400m down to 200m, which exposures ranging from east to south. The upper part is clay-limestone, whereas closer to the bottom there is silty clay with outcroppings of pure chalk. Yields are 6500kg/ha.  50% of the grapes are crushed and immediately pressed in a hydraulic basket press; the other half are macerated on their skins for 2 weeks.  Fermentation is spontaneous in cement and stainless.  Aging is is cement for 6-8 months. 4000 bottles produced.