Gigetto

Description

Gigetto, a 95% Sangiovese blend, provides surprising immediacy, while still offering plenty to the nose and palate, thus making it an enjoyable easy to drink wine. In the future it will all be produced from our newest vineyard "Le Civette" with the traditional Tuscan mix of Sangiovese, Canaiolo and Colorino.

Additional Details

Vineyard: La Noce vineyard on the property of POGGIO LA NOCE, Fiesole.

Elevation: 800-1000 feet 

Orientation: South - South West facing

Vineyard Size: 6 acres

Average age of the vines: 18 and 12 years old

Soil: Predominantly calcareous marl with alberese and galestro strata.

Training System: Guyot  

Varietals: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Teroldego (percentages may vary depending on the vintages).

Harvest: Second half of September, manual harvest.

Fermentation: After destemming and careful sorting on the selection tables, the grapes are fermented in stainless steel vats with temperature control, using indigenous yeasts.

Ageing: In large oak casks of 10 hl (botti) for about 14 months, followed by another 6 months in bottle prior to being released.

Bottles Produced: 4000 bottles.

Alcohol: 13% to 14%

Potential Cellaring: Easily 5 years

Tasting notes: Ruby red with shades of purple. Nose of violet scent, intense red and black fruit, and a touch of minerality. In the mouth, medium structure, with well-integrated tannins, ends with good persistence, not overly aggressive.

Gigetto Data Sheet