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Il Monticello – ‘Groppolo’ Colli di Luni Vermentino DOC

Italy
Liguria
Wine
White

The Facts

Origins Italy > Liguria > Colli di Luni

Appellation Colli di Luni

Varietal Vermentino

Cepage 100% Vermentino

Winemaking 3 Separate Macerations: Whole Cluster Press, Carbonic & Skin Contact. Fermented Separately. Blend depends on vintage.

Aging Aged in stainless steel

Alcohol Content 12.5 %

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Overall Racy, Clean & Absolutely Delightful

Mouthfeel Balanced Freshness & Acidity

Aromas White Flowers, Williams Pear, Ripe Citrus, Thyme & Basil

Selling Point A Biodynamic wine that captures the Ligurian cost

Pairings White Meat, Fish, Perfect as an Aperitif

Sustainability Biodynamic In Practice t, Organic In Practice t, Natural Fermentation t

The Story

Carefully selected 'Groppolo' grapes are grown on 5 - 30 year old vines, on a South-Southwest hillside above Sarzana at an altitude between 100 - 120 meters above sea level. Silty, sandy, structured clay and a Mediterranean microclimate without significant temperature variation, producing evenly ripened high quality grapes. RS - 2.5/3g

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Brand Story

The Azienda Agricola Il Monticello was founded in 1982 when Pier Luigi Neri, inherited a 19th-century house and a plot of land on the hills towering Sarzana, just in front of the sea. In 1994 the sons, Alessandro and Davide, intense appreciation and commitment to respect & regenerate the truly unique Ligurian microclimate, introduced their father's 12 hectares of vineyards to organic and biodynamic farming.


Brand Story

The Azienda Agricola Il Monticello was founded in 1982 when Pier Luigi Neri, inherited a 19th-century house and a plot of land on the hills towering Sarzana, just in front of the sea. In 1994 the sons, Alessandro and Davide, intense appreciation and commitment to respect & regenerate the truly unique Ligurian microclimate, introduced their father's 12 hectares of vineyards to organic and biodynamic farming.

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