2020 Ceraudo Nanà Val di Neto BIO

18.95 15.66
Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Winery Ceraudo
Year 2020
Grape Gaglioppo Magliocco
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13.5%)
Drink window 2022 - 2028
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You don't see wines from Calabria or Calabria very much because the wine mainly remains in Italy and the vineyards and wineries are generally very small with sometimes only vineyards on the steep slope of a few football fields. Calabria has more than 2,500 years of wine history. The wines of Cirò and Bianco, in the east and south of the region respectively, have been prized since ancient times and served to the winners of the Olympic Games. The wines of Savuto, on the west coast, have also been repeatedly praised in literature throughout history. The region is very interesting for viticulture because Calabria has mild winters with an average temperature of 10 °C; it rarely gets colder than 5°C. Especially on the coast it is hot and dry almost all year round. In the hills and mountainous parts it is significantly cooler and the necessary rain can fall. The vineyards on the coast in particular have a good difference between the day and the night due to the proximity of the sea and certainly the northern area where Ceraudo is located has the advantage that there is always wind, whereby the sirocco (hot and dry air from the Sahara) and wind from the north alternate and this has one big advantage, fungi are not or hardly present and organic wine cultivation is therefore relatively easy.

The Albanian Roberto Ceraudo owns about 60 hectares of land in the municipality of Strongoli Marina near Crotone, 20 of which are planted with all kinds of grape varieties. Ceraudo works organically and, in collaboration with oenologist Fabrizio Ciuffoli, makes modern stylized wines with an excellent reputation, including mantonica, pecorello, greco bianco and chardonnay, in addition to magliocco, gaglioppo, greco nero and some cabernet sauvignon. Roberto Cerauda is assisted by his children, of whom Giuseppe takes care of the production of the wines, Susy takes care of the administration and sales and Caterina (although an oenologist graduate) manages their Michelin-starred restaurant Dattilo .

The Nanà from Ceraudo is a blend of GAGLIOPPO 80% & MAGLIOCCO 20%. Typical autochthonous grapes from Calbria. Originating from the hills of Strongoli 60 m above sea level. Harvested by hand, fermentation without the use of selected yeasts. The wine has a ruby red color, with an intense and persistent aroma. The wine has a great structure and is a red wine that very nicely expresses the south of Italy and the Calabria region. The grapes age for a long time at a low temperature and on only steel and amphora and are deliberately not aged in wood. Due to the long slow maturation, the tannins melt and the Nanà becomes a fruit-driven, soft, fresh elegant red wine. Supply is extremely limited and most of these wines remain in Italy and are consumed in Ceraudo's Michelin-starred restaurant Dattilo.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Winery Ceraudo
Grape Gaglioppo, Magliocco
Biological certified Yes
Vegan No
Year 2020
Drinking as of 2022
Drinking till 2028
Alcohol % 13.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Dark fruit, Dry, Powerful, Full
Drink moments Barbecue, Borrelen, Cadeau!, Met vrienden, Open haard, Voor alledag
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