"O Bà! "is a new wine added to the estate's "Heritage Vintages" range. It bears this name, which means "daddy" in Corsican, in homage to my father, Pierre-Joseph Leccia, who passed on to me his passion for this profession.
Locality Partinelone. Clay-limestone soil on a schist base.
Organic farming, traditional tillage, organic amendments.
40 hl / ha
Manual, sorting of bunches, they must be healthy and ripe.
The grapes are destemmed, then put into stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 25°C to 30°C. Vatting time of 15 days, frequent pumping over. The grapes are then decanted and pressed. Blending of free-run juice and press juice.
In stainless steel vats, thermo-regulated for 15 to 20 days. End of alcoholic and malolactic fermentation before racking.
12 months in stainless steel tanks
2017 is a sunny, very ripe vintage, ideal for this cuvée. This year "O Bà! "has all the attributes of a vintage that can age for several years in the cellar. The nielluciu gives structure, the minustellu gives roundness while the grenache brings fruit.
Roast duckling in sesame crust / Crispy sweetbreads, asparagus and mushrooms