Distina - 2017 Bason

2017 Bason

Variety
Barbera, Borarda
Region
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Volume
750ml

Barbera and Borarda here, in a two step. Sparkling, but feels like the juice of a blood red Earth. Refermented in the bottle according to the ancestral method. High acid, high toned fruits, wild and intoxicating. Distina is located in the “Colli Piacentini” hills of Emilia-Romagna, near the jawdropping vista of Castell’Arquato, and nestled between two verdant valleys that look home more to Hobbits than vines. The same hills are also home to several other natural wine pioneers: La Stoppa, And...Read More...

Barbera and Borarda here, in a two step. Sparkling, but feels like the juice of a blood red Earth. Refermented in the bottle according to the ancestral method. High acid, high toned fruits, wild and intoxicating. Distina is located in the “Colli Piacentini” hills of Emilia-Romagna, near the jawdropping vista of Castell’Arquato, and nestled between two verdant valleys that look home more to Hobbits than vines. The same hills are also home to several other natural wine pioneers: La Stoppa, Andrea Cervini, Denavolo, Croci, and Montesissa. A small, family-led passion project, Distina was born in 2017 when young Claudio Campaner, who had been living in Milan and had worked years with the legendary master distiller Claudio Capovilla, decided to move back to his hometown and begin work on a tiny one-hectare plot. Claudio's goal was to make both natural wines and distillates, which, he now does. Very well might we add. 

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