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San Pe 2018

Italy
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Per Bottle: $21.50
Per case of 12: $258.00
 
Producer: Poderi Cellario
Vintage: 2018
Production Area: Piedmont, Italy
Type: Red Wine
Alcohol: 12.5%
We are Fausto and Cinzia Cellario, third generation of winemakers in the village of Carrù, on the western outskirts of the Langhe hills. We believe in working only with local, indigenous Piedmontese grape varieties and we fiercely defend the local winemaking traditions both in the vineyards and in the cellar. We farm 13 hectars of vineyards (and some hazelnut trees) in three different sites covering the southern Langhe. The Dogliani plot is probably the family’s most prestigious land and we like to consider ourselves as “Dolcetto Specialits”. Our farming is organic and we just use the indigenous yeasts in all the fermentations. Sulphur is absent or added only in small quantities during the pressing or bottling (just when necessary). The wines are not fined. They are aged in big oak barrels, cement tanks or raw amphora. The main varieties we farm: Dolcetto, Barbera, Nebbiolo, Favorita, Nascetta, Grignolino.
Taste: Subtle hints of anise, rose, and citrus on the finish. It is absolutely at its best served lightly chilled.
Cellaring Potential:
Food Matching: Presented in a fun white bottle of one liter, this wine can be paired with any delicate food and it is perfect as an aperitif “a bit unconventional”.
Vinification: indigenous grapes. Hand-harvested into small bins. Spontaneous fermentation with 5 to 8 days maceration.

Grape Varieties

Grape %
Grignolino 100

San Pe 2018

Italy