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Gattorosso

 

Sàgona is located on the slopes of Pratomagno, in the province of Arezzo. They are 500 meters above sea level , surrounded by dry stone walls, in a narrow valley where the Borro di San Clemente flows. A little further below it joins the Borro del Cinghio. Sàgona is land of water, yet they are in the mountains

 

Sàgona has 4 hectares of vineyards , divided in separate locations: Sàgona (in La Badia), Pian di Loro and La Penna.

 

All of the vines are all old plants from the 1960s and 1970s, mostly trained with the traditional Tuscan method of pruning and training called Archetto Capovolto, also known as Arched Guyot or Curved Guyot. vines, In the vineyard, the plant density rarely exceeds 200 vines per hectare. They have most recently recovered the La Badia vineyard after it was abandoned three years ago.

 

Grape varietals planted are Sangiovese, followed by Canaiolo, Colorino, Malvasia Nera, Malvasia Bianca and Trebbiano.

 

The yield per hectare does not exceed 30 quintals. They produce an average of 4000 bottles, which come almost entirely from Sàgona and La Badia, their mountain vineyards. Maturations are slow and late, important thermal excursions.

 

They produce four wines : 2 whites, Fonfon and Primi Passi; and two reds,  Gattorosso and Sàgona. All three of their wines speak of the mountains of their creation.

Mountain wines from the slopes of Pratomagno in the heart of Arezzo.

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