"Elcione" Umbria IGT - red wine created from a blend of varieties Merlot and Cabernet. It has a spicy bouquet and soft fruit flavor, showing the elegant character. The grapes are grown at an altitude of 350 meters above sea level on the clay-chalky soils preserved remains rock since Pliocene. Vinification involves fermentation of the skin for 14 days in steel tanks under controlled temperature. In the process of fermentation is carried out several times remontazh ("irrigation caps") that allows you to strengthen contact with the mash the pulp and to achieve the maintenance of the same temperature. After that, the wine goes to French oak barrels that have been used for aging wine 2-3. They "Elchione" Umbria is aged 6 months and then another 6 months maturing in bottles before they go on sale. Its name "Elcione" obliged old oaks that grow in the same vineyard. Since time immemorial, they were called - "elchione."
Vitalonga - a family owned company representing the "green heart of Italy", Umbria region. The name of the region was no accident - indeed, lying in the center of Italy, this area is famous for its picturesque scenery, like a green carpeted the territory of the region. Inspired by the beauty of endless olive groves, dense forests, in the late 50-ies of the last century, the judge Luigi Marvale decided to leave his law practice and start a new business, growing grapes and olives. For this, he purchased the estate, which was named Vitalonga (in Italian - "long life"). It is this toast: "Vitalonga!" uttered friends Luigi, meeting with him in order to share the joy of the newly harvested rich urozhaya.V 60s have joined the family business's son Luigi - Fabio and his wife Gigliola. Taking a course on modernization of the economy, they have made the right move and the result in the form of high-quality wines and a variety of accolades do not have to wait long. The third generation of owners of the company were children Fabio and Gigliola - Jean Pierre Luigi and Francesco. Raised on the enthusiasm and experience of their parents, they decided to develop a family affair, and directed their efforts to the special status of the economy. In this case, they also enlisted the help of his friend Ricardo Kotarella enologist. In 2004, the world saw the first results of their work - the wine Terra di Confine and Elcione. Today Vitalonga - actively developing company, focused on high-quality products, which are exported to 18 countries.