GRAPES: 90% Syrah, 5% Merlot, 5% Sangiovese
Altitude: 250 m a.s.l.
Vineyards: vines cultivated with the spur-trained method, 4800 plants per hectare yielding 4000kg /ha
Soil: schist and limestone
Yield: 4000/4500 kg/ha
Harvest: manual harvest end of September / beginning of October
Fermentation: with indigenous yeasts only, fermentation and maceration for 25 days in open oak tanks
Ageing: 24 months of ageing in large oak barrels
Reﬁning: 6 months of bottle refinement
Color: Very deep red with purple shadows
Nose: large bouquet of black fruits, forest floor, pine wood with a hint of white rose and jasmine
IGT Rosso Amore & Follia - Podere le Ripi
This rare and innovative Syrah from Montalcino surprises the senses with its large bouquet of black fruits, forest floor, pine wood and hints of white rose and jasmine. Its distinct texture of well-bound tannins and a notable minerality give this wine surprising elegance and finesse.