Marco Barba, Gambellara Barbabolla 2020Regular price $20.00 Save $-20.00
Variety: Garganega (90%), Glera, Trebbiano, Moscato and Riesling
Marco Barba is the name and face behind this project out of the Veneto region in Northern Italy. Before winemaking became a focus, Marco was a carpenter and moved to the Jura mountains in Switzerland where he bred cattle while tending fruits and vegetables. His interest in biodynamic farming grew, ultimately bringing him home. He thus began a new chapter working with friend, Stefano Menti of Menti Wines, and his father in their family business endeavor. Menti Giovanni Farms nurtured his viticultural passion and he started to vinify grapes from vines that he was managing. Today, Marco Barba is a team of three, including his friends, Giulio and Tommaso. They run the winery in a biodynamic-forward manner with respect for nature.
Barba Bolla is a fun way of saying “Barba bubbles” for this wine is done in a pet-nat style with that bit of fizz. This is a blend of white varieties grown in the vineyards that Marco manages. This wine has its biodynamically farmed backing. The winemaking approach is natural of course, but Marco takes a different approach by adding juice from dried grapes to kickstart the fermentation and, simultaneously, the sparkling process.