Nero Cavalieri

Other wines of Castello di Magione

Created to pay homage to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, this wine demonstrates the extraordinary potential of the Pinot Nero grapes cultivated in the Lake Trasimeno area.


APPELLATION
Umbria I.G.T.

VARIETY
100% Pinot Noir

POSITION
300ma.s.l. – South-easternexposure

SOIL TYPE
Clay, loamy texture rich in rock fragments

PLANTING DENSITY
5,000 vines per hectare

HARVEST PERIOD
Hand-harvested in cases during the first days of September

FERMENTATION & AGING
The grapes follow a very soft pressing process and a short period of maceration. After racking, the wine is transferred to French oak barriques for malolactic fermentation and an aging period of six months. Once bottled, the wine is left to age for an additional twelve months

YIELD PER HECTARE
70ql

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