2015 will surely be recorded as a great year in the history of our cellar. The perfect ripening of our grapes, good tannins and a harmonious body are the foundation of exceptional wines - fruity, intense, and with a high density of flavour. In terms of weather, 2015 demanded a lot from our vines. The extreme temperatures put them to the test. Spring blossoming, in the lower areas, started in the middle of May. In Cornaiano it started around 20 May. The reason for this delay was a cold front that initially gave us a certain degree of serenity. In theory, therefore, the following months should have been good. However, all through June, July and August, the weather was hot and dry, with no exceptions. In the lower areas, the temperature was so high that the natural rhythm slowed down. Ripening proceeded slowly, with a slightly better situation in areas on the hills.
If we have managed to reach a "happy ending", most of the credit goes to the month of September. The cool nights allowed the freshness and acidity to remain intact, thus paving the way to an excellent vintage. The harvest began almost simultaneously on 7 September, for most types of grape and in almost all areas. The vernaccia harvest, on the other hand, began on 25 September.We expect a vintage with an all-time high level of quality, especially for the Vernaccia and Pinot Nero red wines. In addition, the Chardonnay, Traminer, Armomatico, Pinot Bianco and Sauvignon white wines are all very promising.