To produce the Bolgheri Superiore DOC “Il Superbo” Podere Sette, grape harvesting depends on the maturation of every single parcel of the vineyard. The grapes are divided according to their original lot. Polyphenol elements are extracted thanks to pumps over and punches down. At the end of the fermentation, 18-month malolactic fermentation takes place in new or second passage French oak barrels. After a wine tasting, each different lot is blended and then wine is bottled.
Podere Sette, located in the heart of Bolgheri, was born from the desire of Marisa Chiappini to keep going on her father’s activity. Continuing the family tradition, today Podere Sette is runned by Marisa’s son, Giuliano. The seven vices are jokingly attributed to Giuliano giving their names to wines they produce: L’Invidio (Envy), Il Superbo (Pride), L’Iracondo (Wrath) and Il Goloso (Gluttony). Since the beginning Podere Sette shaped its company philosophy to a sustainable ethically running, turning all production in an organic one. The idea is using both innovative and traditional methods in order to offer an alternative Bolgheri way featuring a surprising freshness but without renouncing the classic style of Bolgheri!