2018 Il Roccolo di Monticelli Bianco
70% Garganega, 25% Trebbiano, 5% Indigenous Varietals From 65 year old vines planted on 2 hectares of calcareous rock soils. The grapes are hand-harvested and sorted in the vineyard in the beginning of September. From there the grapes spend six months macerating, whole cluster, in stainless steel before spontaneous fermentation begins in stainless steel that lasts two weeks with no temperature control. The wine is allowed to age for nine months in stainless steel on the lees with no stirring. Unfined and unfiltered. Very low SO2 (.002 g/L) and alcohol (10%).
Where: Veneto, Italy
What: White Blend
How: We drank it while listening to Italian disco music. Tastes like tangerine juice