2008 La Spinetta Il Gentile di Casanova

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Gentile di Casanova



 



Denomination: Prugnolo Gentile IGT



Vintage: 2008



Grape variety: 100% Prugnolo Gentile



Alcohol content: 14% by vol.



Received awards:



Average production: 15,000 bottles



Average yield per ha: 3,000 bottles



First vintage: 2005



 



Vineyard:



Name/location: 60% from Casanova, Terricciola, Tuscany, young vines



40% from Sezzana, Casciana Terme, young vines



Type of soil: calcareous, ocean sediments



Average age of vines: 9 years



Average altitude: 250 m



Vineyard size: 5 hectare



Special characteristics: south exposure, embracing the Casanova winery



 



Wine making process:



Time of harvest: first to second week of September



Cellar: LA SPINETTA Casanova



Fermentation: alcoholic fermentation for 10-11 days in rotofermentors, malolactic fermentation in oak



Aging: entirely in medium toasted French oak (600 liters) for 24 months



Bottling: transfer to stainless steel vats for 10 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 6 months



Specialties: no filtration and clarifying



Release: 3.5 years after harvest


  • List Price: $29.00

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