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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Corse Figari Rosé
50% Sciaccarellu, 30% Niellucciu, 20% Grenache Planted in 1997 Granite 13.25 ha
Corse Figari Blanc
Vermentinu Planted in 1997 Granite 5.3 ha
Corse Figari Rouge
80% Niellucciu, 15% Syrah, 5% Sciaccarellu Planted in 1997 Granite 7.95 ha
Vin de France
Carcaghjolu Neru
Carcaghjolu Neru Planted in 2007 Granite 1 ha
Vin de France
Tarra d'Orasi Rouge
Field Blend: Sciaccarellu Minustellu Cinsault 140 years Granite .5 ha
Vin de France Blanc “BG”
Biancu Gentile Planted in 2000 Granite .5 ha
Corse Figari Rouge “Amphora”
80% Niellucciu, 10% Sciacarellu, 10% Native Varietals 14 years average Granite .5 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Corse Figari Rosé:

2011 Blend: 50% Sciaccarellu, 30% Niellucciu and 20% Grenache

• Whole cluster fermentation

• Juice obtained by direct press

• Wine undergoes partial malolactic fermentation in 100% stainless steel


Corse Figari Blanc:

• Wine undergoes partial malolactic fermentation

• Wine ages mostly in large foudres, along with some older, neutral barrels


Corse Figari Rouge:

2009 and 2010 blends: 80% Niellucciu, 15% Syrah, 5% Sciaccarellu

• 100% de-stemmed

• Cap is punched-down once a day during fermentation

• Fermented and vinified in large foudres for 14 to 18 months

• Not filtered


Vin de France Rouge Carcaghjolu Neru:

• 2009 labeled as NV Vin de France Carcaghjolu Neru

• 100% de-stemmed

• Cap is punched-down once a day during fermentation

• Fermented and vinified in large foudres for 14 to 18 months

• Not filtered


Vin de France Rouge Tarra d’Orasi :

• 2009 labeled as NV Tarra d'Orasi Rouge

• 100% de-stemmed

• Cap is punched-down once a day during fermentation

• Fermented and vinified in large foudres for 14 to 18 months

• Not filtered


Vin de France Blanc “BG”:
• Whole clusters are pressed immediately after harvest
• Fermented on lees in concrete eggs
• Bottled in the spring following harvest
• Lightly filtered to remove heavy lees
• “BG” stands for Biancu Gentile

Corse Figari Rouge “Amphora”:
• 100% de-stemmed
• Fermented in amphora for 4 to 7 weeks
• Vinified in stainless tanks and neutral barrel for 7 to 9 months
• Not filtered nor fined
• No sulfur used in vinification nor bottling

General Information

Country
France
Region
Corsica
Appellation(s)
Corse Figari, Vin de France
Producer
Yves Canarelli
Founded
1968
Annual Production
10,800 cases
Farming
Biodynamic, Organic

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