Società Agricola Ribusieri Srl : Love and Passion in Winemaking
The owners of Società Agricola Ribusieriare Mario Scala and Massimo Giondi, longstanding friends who share an extensive experience in wines as they come from families who grew vines. Today, Mario and Massimo continue in the tradition in beautiful Tuscany.
Their wines are today’s creations of experience, a passion for wine making, a culture and love of the enchanting area, and a desire to uphold their family tradition. Their project is dedicated to their children as being of greatest importance for the future of the family’s estate. The wines take the name of a son or daughter, while the symbols on the labels represent the ancient writings of the Etruscan alphabet and represent the elements of nature that characterize the balance in the vineyards.
Società Agricola Ribusieri winery is in one of Italy’s most beautiful areas: Cinigiano, in the heart of the Montecucco area, not far from mount Amiata and the hilltop village of Montalcino. The verdant province of Grosseto is known not only for the quality of its wines, among which Brunello di Montalcino, Morellino di Scansano, S. Antimo and Monteregio di MassaMarittima, but also for the many food-and-wine itineraries that visitorscome here to experience.
The soil and unique micro climate bring to us CHIARANOTTE, a delightfully fresh, fruity and mineraly white Vermentino doc; LE MACIOLE instead is a red Montecucco doc, full-bodied, fruity to the nose and with a charming lasting flavour; SOLAURA, a red Sangiovese doc Maremma Toscana, is deep-coloured and full-bodied, with spicy mineral notes; last but not least is SOFIALVENTO, the result of the white vinification of Sangiovese grapesthat has created this exciting spumante brut rose’with something of a red in its character.
Those who visit the winery can thus discover the best labels and venture out along the splendid footpaths of mount Amiata, the summit of which is worth reaching to admire the spectacular views. You can also quickly reach the neighbouring towns of Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano, Chianciano, Pitigliano and Sovana, and the hilly outposts of the Maremma such as Cinigiano, Scansano, and Massa Marittima.
This 2019, they have joined Asia Import Challenge 2019 with one of their wines, winning a silver medal:
THE LE MACIOLE Montecucco Rosso
Denomination: Doc Montecucco Rosso DOC
Terrain: The vineyard was planted in 2006 on a stony clay loam, facing south-west at 160 meters above sea level.
Method of cultivation: this vineyard has about 5,000 plants per hectare and is grown using low pruned-spur cordon-trained vines with the amount of bunches ranging from 8 to 10 per plant.
Grapes variety: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Petit Verdot, 10% Syrah.
Yield: 6,000 kg.
Harvest: generally late September, performed manually with a careful selection of grapes, which are then transported to the winery in crates.
Vinification: fermentation takes place in steel tanks at controlled temperatures. During this period, the maceration is conducted with frequent pumping and pressing.
Ageing: 3 months in the bottle
Tasting Notes: deep ruby red, bouquet reveals fresh floral notes and ripe red fruits; the palate demonstrates freshness and a good structure; it is smooth and strong.
Ribusieri is a winery to visit, discover and to breathe….
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