SETE. Flora 2021
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A dry expression of 100% Moscato Bianco, Incredibly aromatic, lifting you up into the floral heavens, with a hint of tropical wildness beneath. On the nose great fruit and aroma, yellow fruits and white flowers, supported by a well-present acidity that pushes you to drink it. A glamorous and fragrant wine!
Sete (Italian for "Thirst") is a small three-person crew out of the Amaseno Valley, about an hour out of Rome. Emiliano Giorgi, Arcangelo Galuppi and Martina D’alessio are endeavouring to revive old local vineyards left to rack and ruin during an economic downturn in their region. Young heads servicing old vines, making wines without any additions in the vineyard or the cellar. Exciting times and exciting wines emerging. Some unique stuff here. Jump in. Here's a wild one out of their stable. Flora is a skinsy white/orange wine made from Moscato di Terracina. Half the fruit was fermented using carbonic maceration (typically a red wine fermentation technique used in Beaujolais), the other half spent five days on skins gathering colour and tannin. It's floral yet rich and savoury all at once. Strap in, this is a wild ride