IGT TOSCANA WHITE
A wine in which fermentation and aging in terracotta is rediscovered, dedicated to the cellarman Hermia, who really existed 2100 years ago, slave of the rustic villa of San Giovanni on the Island of Elba. On behalf of her master, Hermia bought in Minturno, in southern Lazio, large jars, called dolia, on which she stamped his name next to the figure of a dolphin that refers to an ancient and fascinating legend of Asia Minor.
Manual in small boxes, immediate separation from the stalks
6,000 plants per hectare
Fermentation and conservation
Long maceration in contact with the skins in 800-liter amphorae and subsequent refinement of 5 months in the bottle. In this wine, fermentation and aging in terracotta are rediscovered.