Scala Ciro Rosso Classico Superiore DOC 2014
VINEYARD OF ORIGIN: South exposure altitude 200 m / s.l.m. surface 5 ha strains / ha 4,500 / 5,000 sixth plant 2.5 m X 40 cm
YEAR OF PLANT: 1990/1991
SOIL: clayey – calcareous
YIELD PER HECTARE: 70/80 q / ha
HARVEST: First and second ten days of October; selection of grapes and manual harvesting
VINIFICATION: The grapes are left to macerate at a controlled temperature for about 15 days, when the alcoholic fermentation is finished it is softly pressed
MATURATION: cement tanks for 24/36 months
AGING: in bottles for at least 6 months
Territory The Scala company covers an area of 60 hectares, of which about 40 are cultivated with specialized vines for the production of high quality grapes and the remaining ones with orchards. The structure of soils rich in clay and calcium, favors the excellent growth of the vine and the complexity of red wines, while the skeletal richness determines a composition of great aromatic complexity in white wines.
Climate The area is characterized by days always limpid and by a light and constant sea breeze a temperate climate that, thanks to the important temperature range between day and night, ensures optimal ripeness to the grapes. processing Of fundamental importance is also the special relationship of respect and enhancement of the land and its vineyards, always cared for and managed in a careful and scrupulous, following the needs of each stage of growth: from balanced pruning to meticulous peeling, to the punctual thinning of the bunches and, in harvest time, the selection of the grapes before crushing.
Much attention is paid to the winemaking processes: careful selection of modern techniques and equipment allow us to save energy. Our working philosophy allows us to achieve very important objectives: the production of excellent wines to be tasted at any occasion and destined for an ever more extensive and demanding clientele.