Calcarius | Hellen Bianco
Natural wine has no uniform definition. It is a general term used to describe artisanal wine made using organically and/or biodynamically grown hand-picked grapes which are vinified with little or no intervention. Winemakers often rely on indigenous yeast to catalyse natural fermentation, avoiding the use of any chemicals, additives or sulphites.
The result is wine which is alive, energetic, vibrant and unexpected – a welcomed contrast to the industrial practices of the wine industry. Valentina Passalacqua
Name of Estate/Domaine:
A wine of exceptional salinity that recalls ripe cedar and chalk. Great texture and personality that with refined energy on the palate.
*Natural wines are suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians
Country & Region
Italy - Puglia
Typically, Mediterranean, characterized by rainfall in winter and spring and by drought in the summer period. White limestone of Kimmeridgian Era.
Tendone - vines trained high along pergolas
Indigenous yeast/ ambient ferment
Nature of maturation – stainless steel tanks
Wine neither filtered nor fined
Small amount of sulphur added at bottling
Fish dished, cheese, white meats, salads