Rampone - I Pàstini, viticultori in Valle d'Itria - IGP Valle d'Itria Minutolo
White wine with Protected Indication of Origin Valle d'Itria by Minutolo grapes
The Rampone is a pure Minutolo, made from grapes grown in a restricted area of the Itria Valley. Called Minutolo for the berries small and fragile that make up the cluster, is also mistakenly called "Fiano" Minutolo, but it differs from Fiano d'Avellino both the form of the berries for the taste and flavors. Almost completely lost in the past, has been rediscovered in the present, grown and produced to enhance its potential which not only have been helped by the skilled hands of the company "I Pastini", but also from the territory in which it is grown. This area is more suitable than other due to temperature where the vineyards are located, the altitude of the vineyards and exposure to wind and sun when the screws are . The Rampone expresses its personality with a nice straw filled with greenish hues of bright vivacity. Intense scents, the Minutolo, impresses with its spicy aroma with delicate fragrances of flowers and exotic fruits. Fresh, balanced and with a good acidity, it almost overwhelmingly conquer the taste buds imposing its presence through the support of minerals inherited from the chalky soils where it is grown. The Rampone is proposed as a white wine almost made especially for seafood cooked or raw, roasted and boiled fish, shellfish.
vine variety used:
Puglia - the hills of Valle d'Itria (contrada Rampone)
350 meters a. s. l.
type of soil:
eluvial calcareous - clayey
grape yield quintals:
time of harvest:
beginning of October
collection and selection manual in the box
stemming and soft pressing of the grapes, static clarification of the must and fermentation at low temperature
steel five months - bottle 1 months
yield of grapes into wine (%):
dry extract (gr./lt):
total acidity (gr./lt):
residual sugar (gr./lt):
wine with a straw yellow color with greenish reflections
intense bouquet, delicate, floral with hints of exotic fruits
consistent taste, balanced with good acidity
1 g of alcohol = 7 kcal
1 lt of dry wine in 10° C = 600 kcal
1 g of sugar = 4 kcal
suitable to accompany seafood raw and cooked, boiled fish and roast shellfish. Excellent as an aperitif
in a cool place, away from light and heat sources
I Pàstini - viticultori in Valle d'Itria, Martina Franca / Locorotondo, Taranto / Bari, Apulia, Italy
Pastinum in Latin was properly "hoe" and, as a derivative, "the site of the vine." So hoe modeled the "cacalupo", the small earth dam needed to collect water from God, in this thirsty Apulia, then as now. Putting the "Pastino", in this valley of gentle, is an ancient and difficult plant in stone "vines" a sapling of Verdeca, Bianco d'Alessano and Minutolo brother sun and wait them mature slowly, is the result of ancient experience.
The winery I Pàstini, located in the heart of the earth Itria Valley, the land of the trulli, strives to maintain the wisdom traditions with the modern wine-making techniques, thus getting the best enology Puglia is capable of producing.
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