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Bellotti Bianco Cortese - Buon Vino Natural Wines
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Bellotti Bianco degli Ulivi Semplicamente Vino Cortese Triple A 2017

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One Line Description Bellotti Bianco Cortese, Biodynamic wine, no added sulphur, 100% Cortese, wild, fresh. alive and just a little bit funky!
Production Method Natural, Organic, Biodynamic
Country Italy Italian
Region Piemonte, Italy
Producer Stefano Bellotti
Vintage 2017
Wine Type Dry White Wine
Wine Style Light bodied
Grape Blend 100% Cortese
Alcohol 12% abv
Terroir Region Tassarolo, clay soil
Total Sulphur Level 15 mg/l
Maturation In acacia wood tanks
Production Detail Biodynamic
Natural Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Zero Added Sulphites (Sulphur), Vegan, Hazy, Unfined, Slight Fizz/Petillant, Funky Aromas
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Bellotti Bianco Cortese, Biodynamic wine, no added sulphur, 100% Cortese, wild, alive and a little funky! Bellotti Cortese tastes like a Jura wine that has gone to Italy and been naturalised. Medium yellow in colour, the nose initially suggests a rich butter pound cake, with nut and citrus oils. Later, with air, the wine has an amazing floral component, almost like lilies, with dry spice, quince, walnuts, and interesting Jura-like notes. The wine has a very good finish with an interesting bitter walnut and churned butter after taste. Complex but equally fresh and moreish. This was supposed to be Gavi but thanks to the ludicrous nature of the appellation system, it has ended up as just Bellotti Bianco and all the better for it! As a totally non-interventionist natural wine, it does change with the vintage and the seasons, (try it on a fruit day, it may be very different from a root day!) but its essence and natural vibrancy should always be there!


Stefano Bellotti began as an eighteen year old in 1977, reclaiming the family farm where there was less than 1 hectare of vineyard in existing use. He began working organically from the beginning, and introduced biodynamic methods in 1984. The wines of Degli Ulivi are pure and natural, made without manipulations.

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