Vini Di Giovanni - 2020"Rozzo" (Sangiovese)”

2020"Rozzo" (Sangiovese)”

Variety
Sangiovese, Montepulciano
Region
Umbria, Italy
Volume
750ml

Light in style, with cranberry and pomegranate taking charge. A subtle herbal note, dried lavender, giving it an added complexity. Glittery with minerals. Sangiovese and Montepulciano make fine friends in this ode to a simple lifestyle kind of wine. A pastoral life is the life for Giovanni. A third generation shepherd who amidst the lambs and the meadows makes wine, cheese and olive oil. He wanted to look after the indigenous varieties of Umbria, not only through viticulture, but by guarding ...Read More...

Light in style, with cranberry and pomegranate taking charge. A subtle herbal note, dried lavender, giving it an added complexity. Glittery with minerals. Sangiovese and Montepulciano make fine friends in this ode to a simple lifestyle kind of wine. A pastoral life is the life for Giovanni. A third generation shepherd who amidst the lambs and the meadows makes wine, cheese and olive oil. He wanted to look after the indigenous varieties of Umbria, not only through viticulture, but by guarding the ancient UNESCO protected olive groves. A shepherd to the plants as much as the animals. He is so taken by the land he works from that even the labels are made from the grass that the sheep graze upon around the winery. Encircled by a rugged landscape of ancient salt lake and limestone rock, the wines he makes are as he says “to capture the magical expression of fruit and the earth”. 

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