Estate: The Petracavallo property dates back to around 1220, and as one would expect, its history is filled with the stuff of legends; saints, barons, bandits, unexplained phenomenon. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Vito D’Onghia is now the caretaker of this unique land in Mottola, a few kilometers from the Gulf of Taranto in Puglia. He is dedicated to crafting wines using organic and traditional methods, with minimal intervention.
Philosophy: “To produce a wine that is expression of the territory in which it develops, treating the earth and the vineyard with the utmost respect”.
Winemaking: Vines are 18 years old, in calcareous/clay soils. Spontaneous fermentation with wild yeasts and on the skins for 20 hours in stainless steel. Aged for 6 months in stainless steel, unfined, unfiltered, no SO2. 2000 bottles produced.
Tasting Notes: Black cherry, black currant, raspberry, pomegranate, bramble flanked by tangy acidity and light black tea tannins. Hibiscus and strawberry accent the black currant finish. Sleek, super fruity and gluggable.
Rosato Puglia IGP
Produced & Bottled by Azienda D’Onghia