can define "young" company that has medieval
roots? We say so!
Company St. Benedict is its small size and small-scale
production, the ability to offer a product with ancient
roots working with modern technologies that respect
the characteristics of the local vineyards.
recent years, the company has launched a technical evolution
with the introduction in the basement of new and modern
equipment suitable for gentle processing of the product.
year the goal is to get the harvest healthy grapes with
the right degree of ripeness because the "good
wine is made in the vineyard."
The Ligurian climate mild and windy, and the influence
of the breeze contribute to vineyard management methods
with low environmental impact and energy.
2013 the company is certified by the Green
Economy Chamber of Commerce of Imperia
to focus on the management of operations in the
vineyard and carefully to reduce emissions of pollutants
into the atmosphere.
this traditional cultivation of typical Ligurian Vermentino
on limestone-clay gives rise to very limited production
of grapes with qualitative characteristics of particular
value giving white wines dry and vigorous by the particular
characteristics of the terroir.
recent years the cultivation of Vermentino
was joined by that of Granaccia or
Alicante, historical varieties of black
grape of Spanish origin and imported into the middle
of the '700 from neighboring France to which the soils
of the area lend particular characteristics.
And the story continues ...