Le Mat du Raisin - 2020 - Ilaria Bellotti
Cascina Degli Ulivi
"U Guaio” means "in trouble" in Italian, and the tarot card on the label (Le Mat or “The Fool”), reminds us that it’s in the most troubled and unexpected times that we may find our greatest fortunes in life... Celebrate them with this eminently quaffable, crisp and luscious juice! Salute!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2029
A blend of Barbera and Dolcetto from the “youngest” vines of the estate – which are nevertheless 60 years old! These plots of red iron clay and limestone, farmed biodynamically, are the same that usually produce the Mounbé and Nibiò cuvées. Vinification: the grapes are 80% de-stemmed, then macerated on their skins for one week, with punch-downs to immerse the cap of marc, followed by maturation in 25hl- and 32hl-barrels that have seen several wines. Neither fined nor filtered, and no added sulphites.
Ilaria Bellotti, humble winegrower with a big heart, is none other than the daughter of Stefano Bellotti from Cascina degli Ulivi. Stefano sadly passed away in the midst of the 2018 harvest... Many thought that the Cascina would change dramatically, missing the soul of the iconic winegrower, but Ilaria was not counting on it. With great courage, determination, and above all with the will to...All wines
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