Cloè, 2018

By Abbazia San Giorgio

  • Region: Sicily
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Rosé
  • Grape Varieties: Nerello Mascalese
  • Soil type: Volcanic
  • Vessel type: Wood - Other (e.g. acacia, cherry etc.), Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 1 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:The Production of the “Cloe’” starts in the second half of September, with the harvest of the first optimally ripe grapes. The grapes are taken off the stem and pressed. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks, using only the indigenous yeasts present in the skins of the grapes.This process lasts for approximately ten or more days, depending on the desired color intensity of the wine. The “Cloe’” pairs very well with raw fish appetizers and vegetables. It is also well matched with pasta, risotto, fish and white meat dishes

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    About Abbazia San Giorgio

    Sicily, Italy

    Abbazia San Giorgio was founded in 2015 by Battista Belvisi, an expert in “natural” viticulture. This 3.5 hectares vineyard is located on the island of Pantelleria. Vines are run biodynamically.