Sottu Scala - 2018 - Sébastien Poly
A nose of very ripe red and black fruit, with notes of roasted coffee... Palate: considerable finesse, fine tannins, a great deal of fruit and elegance.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Ajaccio AOP
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2028
A blended cuvée: 60% Sciaccarellu and 40% Nielluccio, from 50-year-old vines, grown on soils of granite sands and schist. The estate is farmed organically, certified since 2009. Vinification: grapes are harvested by hand, destemmed, macerated 4 weeks, with cap punching and pumping over. Fermentation and maturation 12 month in conical wood vats and 6 months in vats. 1 g/hl of sulphur at bottling! Sottu Scala means ‘under the stairs’... It’s there, in the cool darkness, that the best bottles are hidden!
Sébastien Poly, a thirty-something new-wave vigneron, lived in Serra Di Ferro, a town near the sea between Propriano and Ajaccio, only a few kilometres from the great Jean-Charles Abbatucci. Spring 2005, Sébastien took over his grandfather’s estate and converted its full six hectares to organic viticulture (certified since 2009) and then to biodynamics. These superb vines, planted in the...All wines
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