Prati Al Sole - Lambro, Lambrusco, Italy (2020)
Spicy raspberries, bitter blood orange, and grapefruit, lively fruit and a great dry finish. The palate is quite full and sapid, with some earthiness to keep it grounded.
35% Lambrusco Barghi, 35% Lambrusco Grasparossa with some Marzemino and Uva Termarina. Spontaneous fermentation with 3 days skin maceration. Aged in tank. Re-fermentation in bottle. No disgorgement, fining or filtration, and no added sulfur.
In 2012 Luca and friends, Simone and Francesca, planted their 2 hectare vineyard, which consisted of rare but native Lambrusco varieties and other indigenous grapes including Spergola (an aromatic white grape), Malvasia di Candia for white wine production, as well as rare native Lambrusco sub-varieties such as Barghi, Maestri, Grasparossa and Marzemino. They also planted a very rare grape called Termarina, which is an ideal variety used to make their preserves and marmalades but they also put a small amount of it into their wines.
Biodynamic certified in 2017, they also work with several important sustainable farming practices to minimize soil erosion and compaction to grow truly sustainable foods.
Biodynamic, vegan, sustainable