Monte del Cuca 2018
Grape variety: 100% garganega.
First vintage: 2010
Type of wine: white wine, still.
Soil: hill grounds of volcanic origin in Gambellara.
Average vineyard age: about 60 years old (first vines planted in 1935; most recent implants in 1985).
Vineyard size: 5,5 Ha.
Yield per hectare: from 60 to 90 quintals/Ha.
Vinification: The grapes are harvested and put in crates, brought to the cellar, destemmed and go through fermentation with their skins and native yeasts. Vinification is obtained without the use of temperature control.
Ageing: Part of the wine ages in concrete tanks, part in non-toasted Slavonia oak barrels, laying on its yeasts for at least a year. It is bottled unfiltered followed by a period of ageing in the bottle.
Bottle size: 0,75 lt.
Bottles produced this vintage: about 8.000.