11/07/2018 - 20:00
Bliss Wine Imports Mexico is thrilled to bring one of the most talented natural winemakers in Tuscany to CDMX for a one-of-a-kind wine dinner at Sartoria Ristorante. You can read more about Bertrand Habsiger, the winemaker at Fattoria di Caspri below. Bertrand will bring his expertise as well as four wines, three not regularly available in Mexico. Chef Marco Carboni will prepare a four course menu to bring you an authentic Osteria experience that is not to be missed.
Bertrand lives his whole life and makes all his decisions using biodynamic principles and in accordance with the biodynamic calendar. He picked out the property for his Fattoria Di Caspri winery over 10 years ago, when he was commissioned by a friend to go to Italy and make the most natural wine possible. What does “the most natural wine possible” even mean? Easy answer: No synthetic chemicals in the vineyard. No added yeasts. No acidification. No filtering. No additives. Nothing put in, nothing taken out. Organic. Biodynamic.
Philosophy: Bertrand is deeply committed to biodynamic farming principles including dedicated use of the Maria Thun biodynamic calendar. Being able to predict what the weather will be like in the growing seasons helps him decide how to prune in the early spring which is critically important. Vineyard treatments include tisane (hot water with herbs) and decoction (cold water with extracts). Bertrand’s no-till method (no tools penetrate the earth more than 10cm) means the earth is not disturbed. The goal is to make wines with personality and enjoy them with natural food and good people! If you have extreme natural wine accounts, ones that no wine can be natural enough for, this one will win them over.