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Morella Mezzogiorno Bianco 2016

Farm: Morella

“An exciting adventure into the Italian ‘Fiano’ cultivar, with a hint of Viognier. Hand-crafted and sought-after. Never before in Africa.”

Availability: Out of stock
Style: White
Varietal: Null
Country: Italy |
750ml ABV. 12.5%

Crafted from low-yeilding bush vines, the Mezzogiorno is a skilful blend of Fiano with a gentle kiss of Viognier. The soils here are red sandy clay with deposits of quartz, which is unusual for this part of the world (Manduria) and gives a wonderful personality to the wine.

The grapes were handpicked into small boxes early in the morning and chilled overnight. Using a vertical basket press, the selected bunches are pressed whole and the juice transferred to a combination of large oak barrels and stainless steel. The result is a fruit-driven and delicate white wine with scrumptious nectarine flavours with a crisp mineral finish. Ideal for hot African summers.