Calcarius, 'Roz' Rosato 2019
A wonderfully textural and lively natural rosato with loads of complexity.
Calcarius are based in Apricena, Puglia. It is a living, working farm comprising 80 hectares of vines, fruit and vegetables, owner Valentina Passalacqua has been a leader in biodynamic agriculture in Puglia since 2000. Roz Rosato is a vivid, textural blend of Aleatico and Nero di Troia - extremely aromatic and thirst quenching.
Wine: CALCARIUS Roz Rosato
Producer: Valentina Passalacqua
Region/Country: Puglia, Italy
Grape/s: Nero di Troia and Aleatico
Production Method: Natural, hand harvested, wild yeast fermentation in stainless steel
Style: Medium bodied rustic and delicious rosato
Pairing Suggestion: Enough intensity here to match up to light meat dishes
Calcarius are based in Apricena, in the northern region of Gargano, Puglia. The vineyards are characterised by kimmeridgian calcareous soils (thus Calcarius) and are true wines of terroir - mineral, tense, and uncompromising. Valentina has been the leading exponent of biodynamics in Puglia since 2000. The grape varieties are Nero di Troia, Greco Bianco, Bombino, Negroamaro and Aleatico - largely indigenous to the local area and not widely planted outside of it.