About Winery and Wines
Erik Banti’s winery was established in 1981, when the Morellino di Scansano was known and drank only locally. Just few years later with the highest recognitions from the major wine guides, magazines and newspaper columns who mention Erik as the “Prophet” of the Morellino, the appellation start to be appreciate world wide for his peculiar quality of the Maremma wine production.
The property vineyards is extended for 21 hectars, mainly planted with Sangiovese (67%), local grapes as Ciliegiolo and Alicante (12%) and French varietals as Merlot, Cabernet S., Syrah and Petit Verdot (21%). Two of the three vineyards has now the Goverment Bio certification. The plants density is for 5.200 plants/hactare and raising method is “simple Guyot”, all vineyards are equipped with sprinkling irrigation system.