from the Juccio vineyard, Teramo hills, 50 year old vines, clay soil
most important part of the Teramo hills of Italy: Controguerra
the 26-hectare farm is divided between viticulture, olive trees, arable land, meadows, and woods.
juicy, bold, plums, black cherry, black pepper, balsamic, bright acidity, fine tannins, medium to fuller bodied. great mix of red fruit, spice, and strength.
region: Abruzzo, Italy
style: bold red
farming/cellar: biodynamic, hand harvested, a part of the grapes is pressed with the feet and goes into the tank with the stalks, then must and skins are added for a short maceration. Spontaneous alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts, vinified for 20 months in concrete vats and a further 4 months in the bottle. Unfined, unfiltered. Very low so2.