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2016 Vintage: chatting with the agronomist

Prologue: interview Francesco Caselli, the agronomist in charge of the almost 150ha estate vineyards. Note: NEVER, but especially in a promising vintage, ask for vintage quality forecasting a grower of Sangiovese in Tuscany - where harvest starts late September, when weather is unpredictable and rain is never a remote risk, and Sangiovese is delicate as a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown! The agronomist words: "After a favourable early start, spring came late and was marked by heavy rains and temperature decreases. The season