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|The old farm, Vagnoni Molina, is a small
viniculture of Piceno located in southern Marche, near
the town of Offida, very close to the
border of Abruzzo. The
most common grape varieties grown in Piceno are Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Merlot, Passerina and Pecorino.
Tasting Notes: This red wine is a blend of 70% Montepulciano (from a very old vineyard) and 30% Sangiovese, aged in large “botte” (wooden casks) for 18 months before bottling. The resulting wine exhibits intense color, a strong nose of wild berries, and full body, with a perfect equilibrium between spiciness and fruit.
Classification: Piceno DOP
Area of Production: Castorano, Province of
Grape Variety: 70% Montepulciano, 30% Sangiovese
Soil: Clay and Chalk
Average Age of Vines: 10-15 years
Trellising System: Cordone Speronato
Spacing of Plants: 2.90 meters by rows - 90cm apart
Production per Acre: 3.57 tons
Vinification Technique: Stainless Steel
Maturation: Aged in large "botte" (wooden casks) for 18 months before bottling
Total Acidity: 5.3 g/l
Residual Sugar: 3-3.5 g/l
Total Cases Produced: 830