Fruity, fresh, pleasant.
It takes its name by the river “Glanio” that centuries ago flowed through the valley, where now there is Chiusi Lake. A link with past and territory, for the first wine presented to the big public.
Glanio D.O.C. “Colli del Trasimeno” is made from a mix of: Sangiovese 70%, Gamay del Trasimeno 20% and Merlot 10%.
Madrevite is propriety of the Chiucchiurlotto family, which has cultivated the grapevine for 3 generations.
Passion for the job, visceral love for nature and for their land, can produce wines personal and innovative, created by passion, loved by reason.
Production Area: Madrevite is in the center of Italy, in the North-West area of Umbria. Vineyards are in hills that divide Valdichiana from Trasimeno Lake Valley, 320 meters on the level of the sea. The vineyards have South-South/West exposure which follow the hills’ progress. They have a 15 years-old average age, the growing system is a runner system, with density of vines of 5000 vines/ha. To have Glanio, we have a yield of 80 quintals/ha.
Type of Soil: Madrevite’s hills were born during Pliocene epoch (about 3 million years ago) when the earth arose, creating Trasimeno lake. The soil is mainly clay.
Vinification: harvesting is done manually with careful selection of grapes. The spontaneus fermentation without the use of added yeast, is followed by maceration on the skins for 18-20 days with frequent pumping and delestages.
Aging Containers: 6 months in stainless steel containers.
Lenght of Aging: 6 months in bottle.
Organoleptic Features: the intense and ruby-red colour with purple reflexes is prelude of intense scents that recall red fruits with soft pepper nuances. Soft, balanced taste, with velvet tannins and a very good gustative persistence.
Service Temperature: 18-20 C°