Alta Rocca - 2020 - Yves Canarelli
A rather translucent wine, with a refined, subtle nose, and notes of pepper and minerals... Palate: remarkable depth, considerable finesse and balance, a long, peppery finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
100% Sciacarello from vines grown biodynamically and planted on a granitic terroir, facing northwest, on a windswept. The Estate is certified organic since 2002, and biodynamic since 2006. Manual harvest, the yield for this cuvée was around 30 hl/ha. As for vinification: 30% whole bunches, indigenous yeasts, matured for 24 months in a 34-hl oak cask. Bottled at the Estate without fining nor filtration.
Yves Canarelli took over his grandfather’s vines in 1993. In 20 years, he has shifted his viticulture over to biodynamics, and reintroduced ancient grape varietals like Cargaghjolu Nero, which nearly went extinct in the 1960s. He also transformed his domain into an ultra-modern estate, to fully benefit from one of the highest rates of sunshine in France. Yves has tested everything: from his...All wines
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