PODERE LE RIPI “Amore e Follia” 2015

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Bought from a shepherd in 1998.
There was not a single grapevine:
They were planted from 2000 until today
and cultivated with a great respect
for the soil by using organic principles.
Officially in biodynamic since 2015 and organic since 2013.


Grape variety: Syrah 90%, Merlot 5%, Sangiovese 5%

price on a case(6) buy: $35.99



% ALC: 14,5%

Soil: clayish and limestone in the heart of Montalcino, Toscana.
Vine training system and density: spurred cordon and guyot, 6600 vines/hectare
Yield: 45 quintals/hectare

Vinification and ageing: fermentation and maceration for 15 days in open-tops oak tuns, further ageing of 34 months in barrique and tonneau, followed by a passage of minimum 12 months in bottle.
Tasting notes:
Very deep red with purple shadows, a large bouquet of black fruits, forest floor, pine wood with a hint of white rose and jasmine
Distinctive texture of well-bound tannins paired with a great minerality, a slight bitterness develops as after-taste.
Serve with roast meat, aged cheeses and pasta. Serving temperature from 16 to 18°C.


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