THE LAND: Area of production: made from grapes coming from the vineyards cultivated at our estate, bearing the same name, southwest of Montalcino, on the historical side of Camigliano.
Altitude: about 350 MASL
Planting density: 4.000 - 5.500 vines per hectare
Production per hectare: on average 6 / 6,5 tonnes of grapes
Yield in wine from the grapes: 65%
IN THE WINERY: Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 28°C. Maceration on the skins for about 20 days
Ageing: 5 years of which at least 24 months in 25/30-hl Slavonian oak barrels
Bottle ageing: 12 months
THE WINE: Tasting: Intense and concentrated, our Riserva stands out for its very fruity aromas, accentuated by delicate sweet nuances. On the palate it is powerful and warm, with a dense volume, harmonized by sapidity and dynamic energy.
At the table: At our “Villa di Nozzole” we like to match it with Tuscan truffle pecorino cheese, matured for at least 30 months with pumpkin mustard
First harvest: 1997
Shelf life: up to 30 years
Interesting fact: The name of this wine is a tribute to two sisters: Fabia Cornaro dell’Acqua and Giovanna Cornaro Folonari, wife of Ambrogio and mother of Giovanni.