Vigna Solaria

Vigna Solaria

Vigna Solaria

Falerio Doc

FIRST VINTAGE BOTTLED 1996.

PRODUCTION AREA Single plot located in Ascoli Piceno with good sun exposure.

GRAPE BLEND Trebbiano 50%, Passerina 30%, Pecorino 20%.

AVERAGE ALTITUDE 200-300 meters above-sea-level

SOIL TYPE Medium texture tending to sandy.

TRELLISING SYSTEM Guyot.

DENSITY PER HECTARE 5.000 plants per hectare.

YIELD PER HECTARE 80 quintals of grapes approximately.

YIELD PER GRAPE-VINE 1,5 Kg of grapes approximately.

HARVEST Grapes are handpicked at the end of October, early in the morning or late in the afternoon, and carefully selected. They are placed in small trays and kept in cold cells before being taken to the winery.

FERMENTATION Fermentation in stainless steel vats at controller temperature. Ageing lasts until February approximately, and the wine stays at 10°C approximately during all that period to preserve its aromas.

SENSORY ANALYSIS

COLOUR Bright yellow with brilliant golden hues.

BOUQUET Intense and rich. Yellow flowers and ripe fruits. Clear mineral notes.

TASTE Good persistence and elegant body, has an intense note of ripe fruit. This wine is a successful combination of fresh and tangy characteristics which harmonically blend into the round and soft taste. The combination of its peculiar characteristics, its broad and well-balanced taste and an unusual elegance, make this wine charming even for the most demanding palates.