Valle di Nero Abbatucci 2015

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Valle di Nero Vin Rouge Abbatucci, biodynamic, rare red wine, full bodied, full of style and character, beautifully elegant, a real treat. This wine is made from Carcajolo Nero, a rare grape variety truly native to Corsica that not so long ago risked total extinction, and has been revived by esteemed winemaker Jean-Charles Abbatucci. A stunning complex red wine, both rich and fresh, herbs and rich fruits abound. Corsican wine, particularly at the premium end can be overlooked in favour of more recognisable regions and varieties. A real shame, these wines are truly stunning, intense and textured and taste every bit as important as a top Burgundy, Claret or Chateauneuf.

Is Vegan? Yes
Bottle Size 750ml
Production Method Biodynamic, Natural, Organic
Producer Abbatucci
Country France
Region Corsica, France
Vintage 2015
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Other local variety
Terroir Grown in granitic sand soils with a north/northwest orientation
Alcohol 14% abv
Maturation Old barrels
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential 15 years
Situated in South Corsica in the Taravo valley, the domaine Comte Abbatucci was founded in 1950. With 18 hectares of vineyards planted on granite slopes at 100m above sea level, the domaine is a veritable museum of Corsican viticultural history and heritage. 
Current winemaker, Jean-Charles Abbatucci, has moved towards biodynamic principles and also joined the association 'Renaissance des Appellations'.
The domaine grows a delightful range of indigenous grape varieties such as: Vermentino, Niellucio, Sciaccarello and Barbarossa. Jean-Charles Abbatucci is a proud defender of tradition and the environment - a true veteran, marvelously reflected in the wine.

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The Natural Wine Lexicon

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Natural Yeast Fermentation
  • Nothing Removed, Nothing Added
  • Hand Harvest
  • Unfined
  • Unfilitered
  • Low Sulphur
  • No Added Sulphur
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