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The Juice Asylum, Il Terzo Grado 2020

£17.00

  • Type:

    Red

  • Grape:

    Sangiovese

  • Country:

    Italy

  • Grape Blend:

    Sangiovese 80%, Merlot 5%, Trebbiano 5%, Malvasia 5%

  • Region:

    Tuscany

  • Vegan:

    Yes

  • Organic:

    Yes

  • ABV:

    14%

  • Winemaker:

    Alessio Guidi

  • Bottle Size:

    750ml

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Description

This is a delicious, fun, and funky red made with minimal intervention in a light, super juicy style with no added sulphites.

Biodynamic Sangiovese and Merlot blend, full of freshness with aromas of cherry and pomegranate with a dash of blueberry, violet petal and blackcurrant acidity.

  • Production Notes
  • Producer
  • Delivery Information

Merlot & Sangiovese co-ferment; at the same time a portion of Sangiovese undergoes carbonic maceration and for the first time around 10% of Trebbiano & Malvasia (yep, white grapes are now in the asylum too!) ferment on their skins for about 5 days.... At the end of the 5 days the white juice is pressed off the skins and all the parcels brought together to finish the ferment.

The Juice Asylum is a project started in 2016 by Alessio Guidi at Avignonesi Winery. Being a fanatic of all things quirky, interesting and above all terroir driven, he embraces the idea of allowing wine to have an experimental playground where the natural element is encouraged rather than denied and put into a 'facility' (an Asylum if you will) for correction. Since so much time is spent on the selection of the grapes (sourced from biodynamic or organic vineyards at Avignonesi Winery) the idea is to use minimal intervention, co-fermentation and different styles of aging to allow the wine to speak of where it is from rather than how it is made. 

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