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i Gessi

The winery "I Gessi - Azienda Agricola Defilippi Fabbio" is located in the municipality of Oliva Gessi (province of Pavia) in the Italian region Lombardy, The family business was founded in 1907 and today is owned by Fabbio Defilippi. The oenologist is Emilio Defilippi, Sales Manager Alessandro Defilippi. Attached is a small guest house with panoramic views over the hills of Oltrepò Pavese. The vineyards cover 40 hectares of vineyards in 200 to 300 meters above sea level, with 4,000 sticks / hectare in the Guyot are planted. The white varieties Riesling Renano (Riesling), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot Gris ) and Chardonnay, as well as the red wines Barbera. Croatina, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot cultivated.

The management takes place according to certified guidelines of the Organic viticulture, This includes a greening between the vine rows. The floor will be according to noninvasive Procedure as little as possible edited. Quality enhancing measures are careful foliage care, several times thin out (green harvest) and withering of the grapes in the vineyard. The red wines are made using classic maceration with longer ones Maceration times produced. The product range includes various DOC / DOCG wines Bonarda dell'Oltrepò Pavese. Oltrepò Pavese and Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico, as well as IGT wines. Premium wines include Bonarda (95% Croatina and 5% Barbera, 6 months in a large wooden barrel, 1 year in bottle) and Oltrepò Pavese Riesling Renano (maceration and 6 months in stainless steel). Every year, 150,000 bottles of wine are produced, and some are exported to Germany, Lebanon and Singapore.

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