Consorzio Vino Nobile Montepulciano
Consorzio del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
The Dei estate covers an area of 100 ha, 38 of which are given aver to the production of grapes. Of these 38 hectars, 31 produces grapes far Vino Nobile. The altitude Js about 300 metres above sea Jevel. The estate is djvided into 4 vineyards; Bossona, Martiena, La Ciarliana and La Piaggia perfect or the production of Vino Nobile thanks to the quality of their sail and the kind of their exposition. The soil of the vineyards where the Nobile grapes grow has different characteristics: in Martiena is medium-textured, while in Bossona it is tufaceous, slimy and quite barren. In the last one we produce our most important cru. Our training method ;s the classic system of horizontal spurred cordons. The planting density in our vineyards is 4.700 plants. Our wine is an important combination between classic and modem style. We produce a Vino Nobile with native grapes of this region: Prugnolo Gentile, Canaiolo Nero and Mammolo. At the same time we allotted a small area to experimental cultivar. Shoot thinning and a selective pruning of grape bunches means that production is limited to an average of 50 quintals of grapes per hectare. The oenologist Nicolò D'Aflitto oversees all the various phases of the vinification process We produce about 60,000 bottles of Nobile di Montepulciano 20,000 bottles of Nobile Riserva (only in the best years 40,000 bottles of Rosso di Montepulciano and an extremely limited quantity of a special blend, Sancta Catharina. The estate also produces extra virgin olive oil from its own olives groves. The main aims of the Dei are to produce wines whose characteristics represent its terroir and to promote the high quality of Vino Nobile and the original grape varieties of the region which give their wines the very distinct characteristics. Her passion for art in general and music in particular is always alive. “I think that between music and wine there are common elements, in both these”.
Settore Sud - Southern Sector Settore Est - Eastern Sector Settore Nord - Northen Sector Settore West - Western Sector Val di Chiana Lago Trasimeno (Umbria) Pienza Val d’Orcia Montepulciano Cervognano Abbadia Valiano MontepulcianoStazione Gracciano