Abbia Nova, Rosato Del Frusinate 'Berlame' 2021Regular price $30.00 Save $-30.00
Variety: Cesanese (both Cesanese d’Affile and Cesanese Nostran)
Piglio is a town of humble dwellings; Abbia Nòva was an abbey from an area where Benedictine monasteries were common; the monks would create libraries, teach agriculture, and plant vines. Today Daniele Proietti and Pierluca Proietti oversee the growth of the Cesanese and Passerina varieties, both indigenous to the Lazio region. Olive groves, medicinal herbs, walnuts and a vegetable garden are also maintained at the Abbia Nòva property. Wine is made from four different vineyards and olive oil from five different groves. San Giovanni is one of the contradas (vineyards) devoted to the Cesanese and Passerina varieties, and olive groves. Daniele and Pierluca emanate their humble farming families, a fusion of local tradition and deep culture.
This rosato from Lazio hails from a small-scale subregion nestled near the Lepini mountain range and the Tyrrhenian coast. There are two forms of Cesanese used here, both the Cesanese d’Affile and Cesanese Nostran, which is pronounced “chae-sah-NAE-say.” The wine is aged in steel, then goes on to spend time in glass jars for a couple months on their lees to encourage a natural texture.