About Forti del Vento

Piedmont, Italy
We are two friends who believe in making good terroir wines following biodynamic & organic cultivation, without the use of sulphites, selection of yeast or filtration. Terroir is the real interesting story that every glass should taste, the feeling of the land where we live with our families without chemical interference and our goal is to have nothing but truly good wines.

Altaguardia

  • Vintage: 2013
  • Grower name: Forti del Vento
  • Appellation: Piemonte DOC Albarossa
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Style: Still
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Grape Varieties: Albarossa
  • Soil type: Chalk, Clay
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, stainless-steel|Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Hand Harvested
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 9 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Albarossa: grape discovered in 1934 by Giovanni Dalmasso while trying to hibrid Barbera and Nebbiolo, later understood to be Nebbiolo di Dronero mostly known as Chatus. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hide in the same glass, part of our culture for its taste and its ties with our Land: it was first discovered and planted literally next to our Rocca Grimalda Vines. Very different taste, we like it and we like it alone, as we feel his unparallel ageing capacity
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