1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro Secco
Lambrusco Grasparossa 19 - 39 years Clay and silt 4.6 ha
Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro Secco “Monovitigno”
Lambrusco Grasparossa 42 years Clay and silt 1.83 ha
Pignoletto dell’Emilia Bianco Frizzante Secco
Pignoletto 30 years Sandy Clay .5 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Vineyards face south-southeast

• Spurred cordon training

• Manual harvest

• 5000 vines / ha

• Charmat method

MISCELLANEA

“Moretto is to Lambrusco what Tempier and Terrebrune are to rosé. It reminds me of the best reds of Bandol and Tuscany, with herbs like thyme, and a sort of dusty mineral quality, like you find in some of the top Bordeaux and Tuscan wines.”

                                                                                                           
Kermit Lynch

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Emilia-Romagna
Appellation(s)
Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro
Producer
Altariva Family
Founded
1971
Annual Production
4200 cases
Farming
Organic
Website
http://www.fattoriamoretto.it

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