Agronomic considerations 2018
2018 has been a nice vintage that achieved productivity and quality goals.
Temperatures above average made this year one of the hottest.
Vegetative season started regularly at the begin of April, high temperature increased maturation speed making start harvest on August 16 (same as 2003) but the entire harvest lasted 40 days.
Regulars rains all over the season. July 8 hail damaged part of the vineyards but berries had time to recover avoiding rot. Ribolla and Malvasia required green harvest.
Regular fermentation and aging.
Despite hot season, regular rain allowed wines with good body, structure and minerality, creating complexity since the begin.