Ornina Winery


Appellation: Tuscany Red IGT

Production area: Casentino Valley, Castel Focognano (Arezzo)

Vineyard altitude: between 300 and 450 mt above sea level

Soil Composition: variable texture from clay to clay-sandy, with galestro presence

Vineyard Location: South-south west exposition

Growing method: Organic, Biodynamic since 2012

Grape Variety : Sangiovese , Canaiolo , Merlot, Trebbiano, Malvasia.

Training system: spurred cordon for sangiovese; guyot for Merlot

Hectare production: 40 quintals of selected grape per hectare

Cluster selection: manual field selection plus manual cellar selection

Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel tanks; maceration on the skins for about 7 days

Ripening period: stainless steel tank + 30% barrique Bottle ageing: at least 3 months

Bottle production in 2012 vintage: 5000 of 750 ml bottle

Wine maker: Dr. Marco Biagioli

Match with: white meat, grilled vegetables, pasta, fresh and middle mature cheese, cold cuts