Ceppi Storici vineyards are in the Monferrato hills in the south of the province of Asti, Piemonte. South West aspects at altitudes between 250 and 400m. Limestone-clay soil.Piemonte low Guyot trellis. Vines over the age of 40 years. Planting density 4,000-4,500 vines/ha
5,300 Lt/ha. The fruit was hand harvested from 1st to 5th October only from vines over 40 years old. Fermented in stainless steel tanks at 25-30° C using BDX yeast. Pressed when dry and racked to stainless steel tanks for malolactic fermentation. The clear wine was then racked to a mixture of French oak barrels (50%) and large traditional Piemonte oak vats for 12 months maturation. These two components were then blended and bottled.