A great opportunity due to the friendship of the owner of Petrognano, Cecilia Galeotti Ottieri and Francesco Giuntini. Selvapiana rents this six hectares (13,23 acres). A unique and beautiful area situated at the foothills of the Appennines on the border between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna. Pomino is one of the historical wine producing area of Tuscany. In 1716 the Granduke of Tuscany Cosimo III de’Medici made the first law to protect the most important wine appellations. POMINO was one of the four with CLASSICO, CARMIGNANO and VALDARNO SUPERIORE.
Winter was quite mild and rainy. Spring warmer than usually allowed an erlier bud breaking, ten days ahead than normal period. April was quite warm and good rainfall in May and June helped the vines to have a perfect growing. Summer was never too warm with cold nights, that allowed a excellent grape ripening. Last days of August temperature, above seasonal average, made the harvest start in the first days of September. Grapes were healthy, rich, and very well balanced.
Serving suggestions: 16°C (Fahrenheit) pairing with pasta with meat sauce, chicken, lamb.