Lunaria is produced with Sauvignon Blanc grapes from our new vineyards, planted in 1985.This wine embodies not only the typical Sauvignon Blanc characteristics of Castelluccio, but also those of freshness and easy drinkability common to our wines.We proceed with two separate winemaking processes. The first, obtained from the oldest vines, ferments and ages in small wooden barrels, so as to best express our Sauvignon personality.
The second, obtained from the younger vines, ferments and ages in stainless steel tanks to supply the fresher, fruitier components. Castelluccio is on the hills of Modigliana, between Faenza and Forlì, at an altitude from m. 250 to m. 500 (ft. 750 to ft. 1500). We are in Romagna, in a territory that used to belong to Toscany until the thirties, approximately km 100 (mi. 65) from Florence and km 50 (mi. 30) from Bologna. The total extention of Castelluccio is about fifty hectars (150 acres), with 12 hectars (36 acres) of vineyards and 2 hectars (6 acres) with olive trees. In 1975 in these badlands, made of a compact layer of marl and limestone, were located microareas called "ronchi”, particularly suitable to the production of very high quality grapes.
Two grape varieties are grown in Castelluccio: Sangiovese and Sauvignon Blanc.