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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Granaccia Colline Savonesi IGT
Grenache Planted in 2003 Sandy-Alluvial .20 ha
Riviera Ligure di Ponente Pigato di Albenga
Pigato 15 years Sandy-Alluvial 5 ha
Riviera Ligure di Ponente Rossese di Albenga
Rossese 12 years Sandy-Alluvial 1 ha
Russu du Fèipu
Varies: Sangiovese, Dolcetto, Barbera 20 years Sandy-Alluvial .12 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All vinification in stainless steel

• Temperature-controlled fermentation


Riviera Ligure di Ponente Pigato di Albenga:

• On lees with regular batonnage for 50-60 days after fermentation finishes

• No malolactic fermentation


Riviera Ligure di Ponente Rossese di Albenga:

• Grapes are de-stemmed

• Maceration lasts 8-10 days

• Racked several times from October through bottling in April


Granaccia Colline Savonesi IGT:

• Grapes are de-stemmed

• Maceration lasts 6-8 days

• Daily punchdowns

• Aged in stainless steel and 15% botti


Russu du Fèipu:

• Grapes are de-stemmed

• Maceration lasts 8-10 days

• Racked several times from October through bottling in April

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Liguria
Appellation(s)
Riviera Ligure di Ponente
Producer
Mirco Mastroianni
Founded
1965
Annual Production
6,700 cases
Farming
Organic
Website
http://www.aziendamassaretti.it

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