Controvento, Primatraccia Bianco (NV)
Primatraccia is a white wine with character that comes from grapes that come from vineyards that look towards the sea, planted from 1998 to 2001 on clay and limestone soils. Spontaneous fermentation with only indigenous yeasts in steel tanks with a week of maceration. Aging in amphora for 7 months. Wine not filtered, clarified and without added sulphites. Primatraccia thrills with its character, multifaceted nose and extraordinary drinkability. Organic. Biodynamic
Controvento is a small winery from Abruzzo. The company was founded in 1978. Ezno di Meo took over control of the company from his father 11 years ago and have been the sole propietor and winemaker ever since. The vineyard spans a total of 5 hectares and is situated inside the protected area of “Fosso delle Farfalle” in the town of Rocca San Giovanni, just off the Adriatic Sea in Abruzzo. The vineyard has 1 newer section totalling another hectare with vines planted 5 years ago. The vines of the farm are between 21 and 23 years old. Grape varietals are mostly Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo and Trebbiano, but Fiano, Passerina, Malvasia and Cabernet all exsist in smaller quanitties. Controvento is certified organic, and 100% Natural. We use absolutely no chemicals on our vines and in our cellar no addition or manipulation of any kind is done during the vinification process. The wines never have any So2, are never clarified, never fined and are allowed to spontaneouly ferment.
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