The racking, the last step of the harvest

The racking, the last step of the harvest

The Racking Process The racking is the winemaking operation through which the skins and the liquid are separated, once the maceration is over.  In practice, the racking is the first pour off that the winemaker does, when the process of transformation from grape must...
Vendemmia 2016 – Day 4 – Sangiovese

Vendemmia 2016 – Day 4 – Sangiovese

On Saturday we started the harvest of our Sangiovese, the most important grape in our production.  We harvested approximately 110 quintals of grapes, one third of our Sangiovese. Carefully evaluating the level of ripening, we only harvested the first selection,...
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