• Il Bianco Orvieto Classico Superiore DOC

Il Bianco Orvieto Classico Superiore DOC

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  • - Brand: Decugnano dei Barbi
  • - Product Code: Orvieto Classico Superiore DOC
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Decugnano dei Barbi

Decugnano dei Barbi - IL Bianco

Denomination   Orvieto Classico Superiore Doc

Grapes   Grechetto 55%, Vermentino 25%,

Chardonnay 15%, Procanico 5%

Number of Bottles  20,000 bottles

First vintage  1978

Alcohol   13.5% vol.

TERROIR AND VINEYARDS

Vineyards  Planted in 1976, 1986, 1997 e 2000. Facing southwest and southeast.

Altitude  320 meters above sea level

Soil  Marl and loam, rich of fossilized shells. It dates back to the Pliocene age (2.5-3.6 MM years ago). Structure: sand (46%), clay (32%) and loam (22%).

Pruning  Spurred cord, with 12-16 buds per vine.

VINIFICATION AND REFINING

Harvest  From Sept 9th to 25th 2014, depending on the grape variety.

Production  7,000 kg of grapes per hectare.

Vinification  The grapes are first cooled and then pressed very softly. The grapes yield in must is 66%.

Fermentation  In stainless steel vats at 14°-16°C (57°-61°F) for 15-20 days. Less than 10% was fermented in French oak barrels.

Refining  6 months in stainless steel vats, then 6 months in bottle before release.

Technical Specifications
vintage 2015

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