Wine Name: Baruccia
Country: Italy
Region: Emilia-Romagna
Appellation: Romagna Sangiovese DOC Superiore
Area of Production: San Vicinio sub-zone (not mentioned on label)
Vineyard: Baruccia, 10 acres, planted 1990, located half-way between the town of Cesena and the Tuscan border
Varietal: 100% Sangiovese piccolo
Orientation: East at an altitude of 525-650 ft (160-200 m)
Trellising: Guyot
Soil: Stoney, medium consistency, clayey with the presence of white clay typical of the ravines of the Romagna hills
Farming: Integrated and sustainable methods
Harvesting: Hand-harvested in early October.
Yields: Average of 7 tons/ha = 2.83 tons/acre
Vinification: Immediate de-stemming and pressing. Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel. Maceration 12-15 days with daily pump overs. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
Aging Process: 5 months in used French oak barriques, blending and further 3 months of aging in stainless steel prior to bottle aging for 6 months. Unfiltered.
Tasting Notes
Color: Garnet with hints of ruby-red
Bouquet: Refined and intense, ripe red berry fruits and a hint of balsam
Flavor: Dry, full-bodied, intense and persistent
Pairings: Spaghetti with meatballs, veal, pork tenderloin
Alcohol Content: 14%
Serving Temperature: 60-65°F (16-18°C)
Annual Production: 7,000 bottles
File: Download Baruccia technical sheet
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