Gigino

Description

Gigino our 100% Sangiovese wine, originates from the part of the vineyard which is particularly rocky and demanding, conditions ideal for the making of an elegant and balanced Sangiovese wine. The vineyard is named "Vigna I Tulipani" for the hundreds of wild tulips which grow throughout the vineyard in early spring every year.


Gigino Data Sheet

Additional Details

Vinyard: 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

Soil: Predominantly calcareous marl with alberese and galestro strata.

Training System: Guyot

Varietals: 100% Sangiovese

Harvest: Towards the end of September, manual harvest.

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

Ageing: In large oak casks of 10 hl (botti) for about 20 months, followed by another 12 months in bottle prior to being released.

Bottles Produced: 3000 bottles.

Alcohol: 13% to 14%

Potential Cellaring: 5 to 10 years

Tasting notes: Ruby Red. The nose is classic Sangiovese, with notes of violets, red and fresh black fruit, and balm, with hints of licorice and graphite. On the palate it is elegant, with broad tannins still youthful and chewy, revealing its aging potential.