LAMPO

Lampo was the nickname of Federico's paternal grandfather: Ernesto, born in 1912; A Buttero, a Maremma cowboy, in tribute to his grandfather the bottle label depicts him on horseback.

Description
Lampo, Morellino di Scansano, produced with carefully selected Sangiovese grapes, the vineyards are planted in land exposed to the mistral winds.

Technical features
Varieties: Sangiovese 90% and other red grapes.

Altitude: 150 - 180 meters above sea level.

Vineyard exposure: mainly north-west.

Type of soil: Sandy with sandstone skeleton, the soil is relatively homogeneous.

Training system: Spurred cordon.

Plant density: 5680 plants / ha.

Yield per hectare: 80/90 quintals.

Harvest: The grapes on reaching perfect phenolic ripeness and after repeated tasting, are harvested.

Vinification: Once the grapes reach the cellar, they are gently destemmed and left to ferment in stainless steel tanks at a constant temperature of 30 °C.

Ageing: Once the wine the has been separated from the skins, it is immediately placed in tonneaux and second and third passage barriques with subsequent ageing for 15-18 months. Before being placed on the market, it is refined in the bottle.

Tasting notes
The wine has a beautiful ruby red color, a complex and refined aroma of red fruits such as raspberries and black cherries. A soft and enveloping taste with refined tannins.