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2022 vintage: the power of nature!

It is amazing how nature reacts to climate challenges. We look at the younger vineyards, which have greatly experienced water stress first and then the effects of a major hailstorm: we see an extraordinary phenomenon of revegetation, as if it were spring… It is the vine's physiological response to the powerful hailstorm. Having regained the nourishment, the water, the energies that being lacking had induced the growth stoppage, they now rebloom. By absurdity, if there were summer weather conditions during the fall,

2022 vintage : the situation at the end of July

After about a month, we ask again our agronomist  about the condition of our vineyards. How are the vines reacting to the abnormal temperatures(very high) and drought at this time? Francesco Caselli says: “The situation differs from vineyard to vineyard, depending on the age of the vineyards, exposure, and soil” We can learn so much from his description of the diverse conditions in the vineyards and the reasons behind them. “Some of the youngest vineyards(5/6 years old) show clear signs of water stress.

2022 VINTAGE : mid June expectations

We interviewed our agronomist, asking him how such an early summer season might affect the growth of  grapes in our vineyards. His words : "As of today, mid-June, conditions in our vineyards can be described as normal; no events affecting quality or quantity. We could place this vintage, today, side by side with the conditions recorded at the same date in 2015.  The warm weather speeds up the phenological stages; grape fruit set has already occurred. Plants grow vigorously, especially the