Poggio di Sotto
The estate was founded after years of research to find the best soil conditions in Montalcino, exposition on the South and micro-climate most suitable to reach an ideal and balanced maturation of the Sangiovese grape variety. The Brunello wine is actually a rare, precious and somehow difficult wine resulting from the perfect harmony among innumerable elements. In 1989 theyy purchased the first old, south exposed vineyards, in the area of Castelnuovo dell'Abate, near the medieval abbey of Sant'Antimo, in that part of the Montalcino district which, speaking of wine, assured the best possible results. In the same years they began a collaboration with the University of Milan (Faculty of Agriculture) to plant new vineyards in the same area. Carefully selecting the most suitable clones of Sangiovese for this kind of soil together with the most accurate planting systems and density of vines per hectare. Believing that quality comes from the vineyards, originating from the harmonious maturation of the grapes obtained with the help of drastic prunings and with a strict selections of the grapes during the harvest time.
- Poggio di Sotto