Place: Lomabardy, ITA
Variety: Pinot Noir
The Del Bono Brothers are a phenomenon! From vineyards in the Franciacorta zone of Lombardy, the brothers make sparkling wines with zero additions that arrive from Bio-dynamically farmed vineyards that have never seen a synthetic Herbicide or Pesticide Sprayed. Aurelio takes his inspiration from time working for Anselme Selosse by producing wines with greater fruit ripeness than the rest of the zone, resulting in a wine that is generous and opulent aromatically but that finishes with laser like precision from lack the lack of Dosage.
Spending 5 years on lees, this sees a new dimension and layer of depth added to the also spectacular 'Cuvee 36'. With all the purity of fruit and aromatic opulence of the cuvee 36, we just see the volume turned up in this wine and wines acidity become even more focused and powerful. A truly wonderful and vinous Blanc de Noir that oozes Pinot noir character!