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Memories of the pruning at Barone Montalto

03 April. NEWS

February has been the month dedicated to this very important process, which assures the correct management of the vineyards. It’s essential for the quality of the grapes and allows theirs growth and quantity control. Let’s find out something more about our pruning.
The Barone Montalto vineyards follows the Guyot management of the vine, among the best known and used worldwide. The classic cuts we use are: cut of the past, cut of the present and cut of the future.
Every year, the Guyot pruning renews the shoot, on which the new production will develop. The cut of the past removes the old shoot, from the last harvest, leaving a spur with a number of buds based on the grape characteristics and quality. Then this spur is bend and horizontally tied on a wire: from here we will have the new grapes. Usually, we leave also a spur with few buds, from which the shoots for next year production will grow. Past and present but always paying attention to the future!

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7 December

Barone Montalto sarà a #GUSTIBUS in onda su #la7 domenica mattina dalle 10:45 alle 11:30 📺📺📺 #baronemontalto #sicilia #tv #staytuned #savethedate

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7 December

Questo vino ha un colore giallo paglierino con riflessi verde. Il profumo è ricco di agrumi come il pompelmo e delicati fiori d'arancio. I frutti esotici aiutano a bilanciare l'acidità vivace, la struttura e dando un bel finale al vino. 🍊 🍋 🌸 This wine has a straw yellow color with light green highlights. The bouquet is full of citrus fruits like grapefruit as well as delicate orange flowers. The exotic fruits help balance out the lively acidity, giving a nice structure and finish to the wine. #baronemontalto #acquerello #grillo #sauvignon #grapes #experiencesicily #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #siciliadascoprire #winelovers #winepassion #winery #winelife

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5 December

Vitti 'na crozza (Vidi un teschio) è una famosa canzone popolare siciliana su testo di autore sconosciuto, musicata dal compositore Franco Li Causi. La prima versione era un canto di lavoro, dai toni lenti e cupi, aderenti alla cadenza poetica del testo. Negli anni 1970 si adattò il canto a toni più spensierati, nel solco del clima dei gruppi folkloristici, e adattato a ballata popolare. 🎼 🌅 "Vitti 'na crozza (I see a skull) is a famous Sicilian folk song based on a text by an unknown author, music by the composer Franco Li Causi.The first version was a work song, with dark and gloomy tones, adhering to the poetic cadence of the text . In the 1970s he adapted the song to more carefree tones, in the wake of the climate of folk groups, and adapted to popular ballad. " #baronemontalto #experiencesicily #sicily #sicilia #sicilian #sicilyessence #siciliabedda #siciliadascoprire #winelovers #winepassion #song #poetry #territorio #terredascoprire ©lareantico-just-music

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29 December

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So, you think you know Barone Montalto?

So, you think you know wine?  A new interesting blind tasting from the Canadian WineAlign.Do you think you could do better? Test your friends ...

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23 October

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AWC Vienna 2016

Nero d'Avola Passivento 2015Silver

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28 July

AWARDS
Best Wine in Box 2016

Catarratto Viognier Terre Siciliane IGT

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