Barbacàn is Angelo Sega and his sons Luca and Matteo, they have a 3 hectare estate in San Giacomo di Teglio. One of the few 100% natural winemakers in Valtellina.
sourced from steep terraced vineyards at 450m+ elevation. Soil is granite, clay and shale.
Fresh, Alpine version of Nebbiolo (a more delicate, lighter, brighter style than the more famous Nebbiolo of Piedmont like Barolo etc).
region: Valtellina, Lombardy, Italy
varietal: Nebbiolo (locally called Chiavennesca) with a bit of rare local varietals including Rossola, Rossolino Rosa, Brugnola, Negrera
farming/cellar: organic farming, ambient yeast, fermented in steel, extended 3 month maceration, matured for one year in small French oak barrels where malo occurred, back into steel for 6 months, bottled unfined, unfiltered and with no added so2, finally the finished bottles are rested in cellar for another 6 months before release