ROMAGNA ALBANA SECCO DONOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE CONTROLLATA E GARANTITA
This wine is for us a return to the past when the Albana was the main grape variety vinified in our Estate . “Frangipane” is the name of the Countess of Bertinoro “Aldruda Frangipane” famous for her heroic participation in the defense of Ancona under siege by the German imperial troops.
Denomination: Romagna Albana Secco DOCG
Vineyards: grapes come from vineyards estate owned in San Martino
Vineyard Area: 1.27 hectare
Vine growing: 4.500 vines per hectare, duplex system
Grape variety: 100% Albana, 17 years old on average
Altitude: 200 metres above sea level
Harvesting: at the beginning of September, after a careful selection in the vineyards, the grapes are hand-picked and carried to the cellar in small cases
Yield: 4000 l per hectare
Vinification: alcoholic fermentation without the skins at a controlled temperature
Maturation: on its fine lees for 6 months
Refining: in bottle for at least 1 month
Production: 6.000 bottles
Organoleptic features: Frangipane is a fresh and flavor wine. The color is pale, sign of a wine grape early ripening . His acidity and flavor give it a pleasant drinkability.