wine Folle
Folle, Conero DOCG

Production area

Calcinara district, located in Candia village, Ancona district (Marche region - Italy)

Soil

Composed of pelitic rock (clastic nature), marl and calcareous banks. Soil texture: clay and sand. Limestone, rich with marine fossils.

Vineyard

Located at 200 meters a.s.l. with southern, south-eastern exposure. Planting density of 4000 plants per hectare. Spare pruning with spurred cordon cultivation system. Hand- picked in the middle of october using 10 kg boxes. 70 quintals/hectare of grape.

Varietal

100% Montepulciano

Vinification

10°C maceration for 4 days with manual crushing, fermentation, followed by further maceration in full tanks for a contact with the skins for a total of 45 days. Malolactic fermentation on the skins. Racking and batonnage for the following two months.

Aging

18 months in new french oak barriques, 6 months of blending, followed by 12 months of aging in the bottle.

Organoleptic analysis and food pairings

Intense ruby red color with light garnet reflections. Complex bouquet with elegant, open, spicy, cocoa dust and some earthy aromas. A full bodied and sapid taste. Tannins are soft and smooth. Best with game, roasts, grilled meats with balsamic vinegar.

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