Cantina Cenci - Anticello Grechetto 2018 (14% ABV) 750ml

Cantina Cenci - Anticello Grechetto 2018 (14% ABV) 750ml

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100% Grechetto - Umbria, Italy

What a beautiful showcase of fresh orchard fruit, chamomile, yellow flowers and ripe apples.  Our new favorite ultra-affordable gem. Pair with pumpkin ravioli or pan seared scallops.

GRAPE GROWING - 1/2 hectare of non-certified organic vineyard on a gentle hill. Harvested manually at night during mid September into small containers.

WINEMAKING - Soft press, 1 hour skin contact, 25 day fermentation in steel at 16 Celsius. 7 months in steel with frequent batonnage.

MORE ABOUT THE WINE - Giovanni Cenci is a 5th generation winemaker in the Central Italian region of Umbria. His style of winemaking only requires healthy little berries and very, very clean equipment. His vineyard has always been organic, and he does most of the harvesting at night, so headlamps are a vital harvesting tool. He uses extremely old oak and between vintages completely takes apart the barrels to clean and reassemble them himself. He’s also a popular guy in the Umbria Slow Wine movement. 

(info from Bliss Wine Imports)