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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Patrimonio Blanc “Cru des Agriate”
Vermentinu 8 – 28 years Clay, Granite 35 ha total
Patrimonio Blanc “Cuvée Sarah”
Vermentinu 42 years Clay, Granite 35 ha total
Patrimonio Rosé “Cru des Agriate”
75% Niellucciu, 25% Sciaccarellu Planted in 1988, 1990, 1993 Granite 35 ha total
Vin de France Rouge “Sempre Cuntentu”
Sciaccarellu 17 years Granitic Sand 35 ha total
Patrimonio Rouge “Cru des Agriate”
97% Niellucciu, 3% Grenache 10 to 45 years Clay, Granite 35 ha total
Patrimonio Rouge “Cuvée Sarah”
90% Niellucciu, 7% Sciaccarellu, 3% Grenache 45 years Clay, Granite 35 ha total
Vin de France Rouge “Sempre Azezzu”
Syrah 7 years Clay, Granite 35 ha total
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Patrimonio Blanc “Cru des Agriate”
• Hand-harvested
• Fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tank
• Aged for less than 6 months on fine lees in stainless steel tank

Patrimonio Blanc “Cuvée Sarah”
• Hand-harvested
• Fermented in demi-muids (2/3 oak)
• Aged for 10 months

Patrimonio Rosé “Cru des Agriate”
• Rosé from direct press
• Grapes are fermented separately
• Fermentation in stainless steel for about 1 month
• No malolactic fermentation
• Aged 5 months in stainless steel before bottling

Vin de France Rouge “Sempre Cuntentu”
• Hand-harvested
• Fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tank
• Aged for 9 months on fine lees in stainless steel tank
• Not Filtered

Patrimonio Rouge “Cru des Agriate”
• Hand-harvested
• Fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tank
• Aged for 10 months on fine lees in stainless steel tank

Patrimonio Rouge “Cuvée Sarah”
• Hand-harvested
• Fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tank
• Aged for 12 months in old 228L barrels
• Named for Christian’s daughter

Vin de France Rouge “Sempre Azezzu”
• Hand-harvested
• Grapes are de-stemmed, crushed, and fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tank
• Aged for 12 months on fine lees in 500L barrels
• Not filtered

General Information

Country
France
Region
Corsica
Appellation(s)
Patrimonio
Producer
Christian Giacometti
Founded
1987
Annual Production
7,500 cases
Farming
Organic (practicing)
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