Urlo di Lupo - Insights
Soil Mainly sandy with presence of magnesium and silicium
Average vineyards age 21 years
Altitude 180 mt s.l.m.
Training system Guyot
Vine stocks per ha 5500
Yield per ha in Kg 5,000 to 6,000
Average year production 14.000 bottles/year
Vinification The grapes were produced in respect of the organic certification, with biodynamic methods. Manual harvesting with bunches selection. Fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Skin maceration at 28/30° C for ten/twelve days, malolactic fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Maturing IThe wine is refined part in stainless steel and part in barrique for ten months, then it is assembled in steel and left to rest in the natural cold throughout the winter months to achieve tartaric stabilization. The wine is bottled in the spring following the harvest
Bottle ageing At least 3 months