Why we love it
This is a different, unique Trebbiano d'Abruzzo made with grapes from a 50 year old vineyard vinified in cocciopesto.
Cocciopesto is a a project started with the 2017 vintage and it is also a material used since Roman times, different from Terracotta. The grapes, not pressed, are fermented in the cocciopesto amphora with indigenous yeasts. Following the maceration that lasts for about 10 days, the skins and stalks are removed and the wine put back in the cocciopesto to finish the fermentation producing an elegant and delicate Trebbiano d'Abruzzo with a decidedly mineral character. A great Trebbiano d’Abruzzo for important fish courses and risotto but also fresh, pair perfectly medium and mature cheeses.
The artisan who made it
Fattoria Nicodemi is located in Notaresco, in the heart of the Colline Teramane DOCG zone. The vineyards, at about 300 metres in altitude, protected by the Gran Sasso mountain and only 10 kilometres from the sea, enjoy an exceptional microclimate. The winery follows organic practices, without chemical herbicides, pesticides or fertilizers. Nicodemi is also the story of Alessandro and Elena, brother and sister, that took over in 2000 from their dad who followed the steps of their granddad. Nicodemi is the story of their family.
Fattoria Nicodemi philosophy is based on following the tradition using the most modern technologies. Their wines are proud voices of their unique terroir. They believe wine is made in the vineyards by nature, their role is only make the best us of what nature offers.
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