Fontarca is solely obtainded from Viognier grapes selected in the oldest vineyard, planted in 1988. Elegant, assuredly deep, intense, with a great ageing potential. It has sea rocks, marine fossils, shells, fleur de sel and medical herbs, anise, rosemary, Salina’s capers.
Vineyard site / Altitude
Manzano hills, Cortona / 270m a.s.l.
Vineyard surface / Plant year
1 parcel, total 1,5 hectares / 1988
Plants per hectare / Training system
7,500 plants per hectare / cordon spur and guyot
Clay / Sand
end of August
direct pressing, fermentation in used wood (barrels 20HL, barriques)
18 months in used wood (20HL barrels, barriques)
3,500 bottles and 50 magnums
Organic Wine (QCertificazioni)