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La Stoppa 'Ageno' 2016

Skin Contact wine

This wine is named after the founder of La Stoppa, lawyer Ageno, who was the first to believe and give value the great potential of this area. The only dry white wine of the estate, obtained after a long maceration from grapes of this hot and low yielding land.

Classification: Emilia Bianco Indicazione Geografica Tipica  
Varieties: Malvasia di Candia Aromatica 90%,
Ortrugo & Trebbiano 10%
First Production: 2002
Agriculture: Organic, natural green cover between the rows. No fertilizing, weed killers or pesticides  
Soil Type: Clay Silt
Trellis System: Simple Guyot  
Age of vines: 20 years
Density: 6000 plants per hectare
Vinification: 4 months maceration on skins in stainless steel and/or cement tanks
Fermentation and aging: Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts, aged in 40 hectolitre wooden tanks and in bottle for a time necessary, no filtration or sulphites added  
Average production: 15 000 bottles