The soils at Guado al Melo contribute to the vineyards’ production of elegant, balanced wines. In ancient eras, they were formed from alluvial detritus from the Fossa di Bolgheri stream. They are deep / very deep, characterized by low fertility and good drainage. They are sandy /sandy-clayey, with clay inclusion.
PINK: UNIT “LE PORCARECCE”. BEIGE: stony type. Very deep clayey-sandy soils on old terraced of alluvial deposits, calcareous, moderately well drained, with pebbles (from poor to abundant). There are areas more clayey.
GREEN: UNIT “CASTAGNETO”. OLIVE-GREEN: stony type. Deep fine sandy-clayey soils on terraces and hilly slopes, not calcareous, pebbles from medium to abundant. There are areas more clayey.
ORANGE: UNIT “GREPPI CUPI”. Very deep sandy soils on old dune and hilly slopes, not calcareous, few pebbles.