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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
IGT Toscana “Cuna”
Pinot Nero Planted in 2004, 2005, 2007 Clay, Limestone 3.5 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Hand-harvested from early September to early October
• Early harvested fruit is mostly de-stemmed (75% to 80%), fruit harvested later is mostly whole cluster (up to 90%)
• Sorted in the vineyard and winery
• Fermentation started with pied du cuve
• Punchdowns by foot
• Fermentation in older oak and cement tanks, lasting 15-17 days for the early-picked grapes to 22-24 days for later-picked grapes
• Aged 20 months in Burgundian barrels (no new oak)
• Aged in bottle 12 months before release
• Cuna is the name of the lieu-dit

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Appellation(s)
IGT Toscana
Producer
Federico Staderini
Founded
2002
Annual Production
800 cases
Farming
Organic (certified)
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