Valentina Passalacqua NV 'Mare e Foresta' Pinot Grigio (Orange Wine)
Origin: Puglia, Italy
Grape(s): 100% Pinot Grigio
This bottle is a 1 liter size.
This delicious, orange-colored wine is certified biodynamic and produced using a spontaneous fermentation process in open vats, without temperature control. It is unfiltered, so expect a slightly cloudy wine that is earthy, with some sediment in the bottle. This wine would pair nicely with fish or vegetarian dishes! Very balanced and complex, with hints of berries and apricots.
Here is a little more information about Valentina Passalacqua, the winemaker who produces this delicious & beautiful wine:
“I started making wine 10 years ago … a love that comes from the sky and the light of my land.
I make wine as a mother of two daughters to give back to them that sea of colors that my land gives me … I make wine to give light, to my family, to the men and women who work for me… I make wine humanizing every day through the light.
A supremacy of absolute light, blinding, a unique inclination of light that facilitates the maturation and draws the longilinear profile of my wines, preserving the aromatic and human complexity.
I cultivate 80 hectares of vineyards from traditional varieties on the Gargano to the north of Puglia and on a calcareous white stone land of Kimmeridgiana origin that uniquely characterizes the sharp and salty expression of my wines.
I vinify all the grapes according to the natural method in search of a production minimalism that enhances the Mediterranean vocation of the climate combined with the millennial history of my places.
I make natural wine above all to sit down at the table with the people I love, drink my wines, enjoy the harmony with food and excite me…”
(from Raw Wine)