Agrifiorano

Ser Balduzio

red organic wine marche

SER BALDUZIO –  IGT Marche Rosso

Grapes: Montepulciano 100%
ORGANIC WINE

“Ser Balduzio” name derived from the old feudatory of Cossignano village

Vineyard data

Soil:clay
Vineyard: Giobbe
Surface area:0,7 hectares
Density:4,500 plants/hectare
Age:20 years
Training/pruning: cordon-trained, spur-pruned
Altitude: 260 m above sea level
Aspect: South-East facing
Average yield: 1 kg/plants

Organically produced grapes. The vineyard is grass covered all year round and fertilized by leguminous cover crops and organic fertilizer.

Fermentation, maturation and ageing

Grapes hand-picked in crates and crushed and stemmed immediately.
Alcoholic fermentation for 30-35 days at controlled temperature of 28-30°C in stainless steel tank with indigenous yeasts with repeated light pumping-over of must, and delestage.

Spontaneous malolactic fermentation. Aged in 10 hl Slavonia oak barrels for 30/36 months. Further ageing in bottles for 24 months.

Principal analytical data at bottling

Alcohol:14%
Volatile acidity:0,62 g/l
Sulphur dioxide: 60 mg/l (AIAB organic association limit for organic wine is 60 mg/l max, respect to the limit of 100 mg/l accepted in “organic wine EU rules” and 150 mg/l for conventional wine).
Total acidity:5,5 g/l
pH:3,68
Dry extract: 32 g/l

Sensory profile

Deep ruby red colour. Intense aromas of wild cherry, plum and black cherry, elegantly fused with mellow tones of oak. A wine of excellent structure, full-bodied yet elegant and balanced. “Ser Balduzio” is long on the palate. A wine to accompany elaborate dishes, rich and complex. Not filtered may contain sediment.

AWARDS

BIOFACH 2009 Special mention
Silver medal AWC Vienna 2009
Best of Bio Wine 2009 “DELINAT”
BIODIVINO 2009 Silver Medal
Silver medal AWC Vienna 2011
Silver Medal BIOLWINE 2011
Medaglia GOLD “Millesime Bio 2014” , Montpellier, France
Medaglia SILVER Biodivino 2014
Best of Bio Wine 2014
Menzione speciale “Concorso Nazionale delle etichette 2014”, Cupramontana (AN)
Best of BIO Wine 2015
Gold Medal AWC Wien 2015
Silver Medal AWC Wien 2017
“Very best wine” in Wein Plus Germany 2018