Montemarino - 2019 - Ilaria Bellotti
Cascina Degli Ulivi
A rich, complex nose with aromas of ripe fruit, spices, and hazelnut... Palate: intense, slightly sweet, with a long finish... Great ageing potential: 15 years or more.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2034
A 100% Cortese cuvée cultivated at the top of a slope of clay-limestone soils, facing south and wind-swept by winds coming off the sea. Yield 50 hl/ha. Vinification: macerated 3 days, matured in 25-hl acacia wood barrels for 15 months. Zero sulphites added at bottling. In Stefano’s words: "Montemarino is a mysterious feminine soul. Fascinating, indefinable, impossible to locate. It’s everywhere and nowhere. It’s the contrary of Filagnotti. It’s a wine that leads you to contemplation, suggesting, but never saying it all.
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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