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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Vin de France Bianco Gentile
Bianco Gentile Planted in 1997 Clay, limestone N/A
Vin de France Muscat
Morta Maìo
Muscat Planted in 1982, 1992, 1995 Clay, limestone, schist 1 ha
Patrimonio Blanc
Hauts de Carco
Vermentinu Planted in 2003 Limestone, chalk, clay 1 ha
Vin de France “Maceration”
Hauts de Carco
Vermentinu Planted in 2003 Limestone, chalk, clay 1 ha
Vin de France “Bianchi”
1/3 Vermentinu, 1/3 Muscat, 1/3 Bianco Gentile 10 years average Clay, limestone N/A
Patrimonio Rouge Carco
Niellucciu Planted in 1987 Limestone, chalk, clay 2 ha
Vin de France Rouge “San Giovanni”
50% Morescone, 50% Carcagholu Nero 10 years average Clay, limestone N/A
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All grapes are harvested by hand
• Indigenous yeast fermentation
• Primary and secondary fermentation in stainless steel tanks
• Vin de France Muscat Morta Maìo is non-muted, Residual Sugar: 35g/L
• Vin de France Hauts de Carco “Maceration” is distinguished from the Patrimonio Hauts de Carco as it is a skin-macerated wine
• Vin de France “Bianchi” and Vin de France “San Giovanni” grapes are sourced from the Morta Maio, Hauts de Carco, and San Giovanni vineyards
• Patrimonio “Carco” Rouge is partially aged in 350 L, old barrels
• Vin de France “San Giovanni” is vinified in concrete tanks, 5 day maceration, aged 6 months in concrete tank
• Morescone Carcagholu Nero: The Arenas are the first to plant these endemic Corsican grape varieties in the Patrimonio region. Historically they are only found in the south of the island
• Antoine-Marie refers to Vermentinu as Malvasia on his labels as this was the original name in Corsica for this grape variety

General Information

Country
France
Region
Corsica
Appellation(s)
Vin de France, Patrimonio
Producer
Antoine-Marie Arena
Founded
2014
Farming
Organic (certified)
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