Salvatore Ferragamo To Make Amphorae Wines In Il Borro
Salvatore Ferragamo, grandson of the acclaimed fashion legend of the same identify, is trying his hand at making amphorae wines made from Sangiovese and Chardonnay at his estate in Il Borro in Italy.
Salvatore Ferragamo holding a bottle of his wine, Il Borro, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Petit Verdot, in front of a Salvatore Ferragamo shop in Hong Kong
Talking at an occasion hosted by its importer Watson’s Wine at the moment, the younger Ferragamo, revealed that he’s making an amphorae wine with Sangiovese with the skins saved involved with the clay vessel for one 12 months, mimicking the standard fashion of winemaking generally present in Georgia.
“Unlike French oak, amphorae doesn’t give the wine notes of tobacco or spices, it focuses extra on the fruit notes of the wine,” he explains, including that the inherent construction of the amphorae he is utilizing permits wine to have ‘subtle’ contact with oxygen, giving it a unique character, which is one thing that he’s wanting to explore.
The clay is sourced domestically and is made by a neighborhood amphorae maker in Italy. It’s not unusual to see salvatore ferragamo sofia handbags wineries in northern Italy making amphorae wines.
Named ‘Petruna’, the pink wine only produces three,000 bottles a 12 months and salvatore ferragamo sofia handbags made its debut in 2015. Expanding on the topic, Ferragamo added that he is experimenting with “a secret project”, which is making a Chardonnay with the same methodology.
Jokingly describing himself as “the farmer of the family”, completely different from other members of the family who followed patriarch Ferragmo’s footsteps into the glamourous vogue trade, the youthful Ferragamo dipped his toes in wine business at an early age.
In 1993, the family has bought a property in Il Borro in Tuscany, roughly forty five minutes’ drive from Florence, and turned it right into a luxurious leisure advanced, Il Borro, with 45 hectares under vine.
Tasked with the agricultural aspect of the household enterprise, he stated, “I have one twin brother. He likes vogue, and that i like wine, so it worked out completely,” increasing that for any members of the family who want to hitch Ferragamo empire, he or she will need to have a university degree, an MBA and three years of working expertise outside of the group.