This is a selection of 50-70+ year old Pigato vines mainly from the red clay
""Le Russeghine"" vineyard as well as a small selection from the blue clay
""Garaxin"" vineyard with soil rich in and fossil material. Yield per plant is
The grape are soft-pressed, the must is allowed to settle, and then
fermentation is allowed to begin in stainless steel. Once fermentation gets
underway, the wine is racked to large cask, where it continues its fermenting.
Aged in Austrian acacia casks and French oak casks for at least ten months on
the lees with batonnage. Stabilization is done at natural cellar temperatures.
Bottle aged an additional 8 months, so it is released a year later than the Majè
and Le Russeghine Pigatos.