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



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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