Faro 2018


Faro 2018

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SKU: 106011800750
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Faro 2018

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Grape varieties: Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio, Nocera

It was a very humid year in all the spring and summer months, with frequent rains after mid-August which slowed down ripening.

They were forced to make a lot of selection of the grapes in harvest and the final alcohol content was quite low (12% vol)

Classification: Faro – D.O.C.

Production area: Village of Faro Superiore – Messina, North – Eastern Sicily.

Altitude: 250 – 300 metres above sea level.

Farm system: The oldest vines are 80 years old and planted in Alberello style, the younger are 10 years old, trained in espalier system.

Age of vineyard: From 10 to 80 years.

Density of planting: 5000 vines / hectare.

Soil type: Medium mixture characterized by layers of clay and tuff calcrete.

Farming method: Organic substances, such as green manure of legume are annually introduced into the soil; careful early pruning is carried out to possibly avoid or decrease antiparasitic treatment based on low doses of copper and sulphur; excess bunches of grapes are thinned out where necessary.

Yield per hectare: 60 Q.li

Harvest: Manual harvesting of the grapes between the first and second decade of October.

Wine-making: Traditional red, long steeping of the skins for about 20 days at a temperature with frequent manual mixins.

Aging: about 24 months in oak barrels, ten months in bottle.

Production: About 7000 bottles.