1698 Bolgheri DOC Pietra Nova
Wine name: 1698
Denomination: Bolgheri DOC
Grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Production zone: Castagneto Carducci (production area Bolgheri DOC)
Climate: mediterranean climate, microclimate characterized by the proximity of the sea and shielded by the metal-bearing hills,mild winters, hot and dry summers, ventilated by the sea breeze
Soil: loose, deep, gravelly and well- drained soil
Planting density: 5.500 vines per hectare trained by the spurred cordon and guyot
Average age of the vines: plantings of the year 2000
Yield per hectare: 60q/Ha di uva
Vinification: grape selection during manual harvest. The alcoholic fermentation takes place in stain steel tanks with controlled temperature (T°=28°C) The malolactic fermentation takes place in the same tanks
Aging: 12 months in french barriques of 2ND and3RD wine and 12 months in bottle
Production: 8.000 bottles 75 cl
About The Producer, PietraNova :
PietraNova company is located in Tuscany in the Bolgheri DOC, one of the most prestigious areas for the important production of wines of the highest quality and quality, recognized by Italian consumers and foreigners. It is also one of the oldest in the area: the Tringali-Casanuova family, owner up to 2013, has been rooted in the agricultural history of Castagneto Carducci for hundreds of years; Already from the first half of the 14th century found its name mentioned in the historical maps of the Municipality.
The Podere “Casa al Piano” has been assigned to the Family for merits acquired by Guido Alberto Della Gherardesca in 1698, as attested by the carved stone tile placed on one of the facades of the ancient farmhouse which also attests its completion. It has always been that wine and oil are produced here. In 2013 the Milanese entrepreneur Franco Pravettoni, in love with this territory, realizes his dream and the Podere “Casa al Piano” becomes his. From now on the company will be called PIETRANOVA. Not by chance, because PIETRA stands for the solidity of the roots, of history, of tradition and NOVA the recent change.
PIETRANOVA covers about 15 hectares in a single body. The avenue of ancient olive trees leads right in the heart of the company where the modern and efficient cellars are located on one side perfectly integrated in the context, and from the other ancient farmhouse used as a farmhouse that allows
hospitality. Around the vineyards and olive groves. In the five hectares of vineyards are cultivated classic varieties of the Bolgheri Doc: Cabernet Sauvignon e
Spurred cordon Merlot, which gives 4 important red wines, elegant and refined, each unique
in his personality, and a rosé wine, fruity and captivating.
The six hectares of olive groves instead give rise to an extra virgin olive oil with a fruity and spicy taste,
but soft and velvety, a winning blend obtained from 1500 plants of the Frantoio, Moraiolo and
All their products are selected with selected company production.