Variety(ies): Grüner Veltliner Franz Josef Gritsch, the winemaker at Gritsch Mauritiushof, embarked on his Atzberg project with several other investors nearly a decade ago. In 2007 they bought 10 hectares of the long abandoned Atzberg vineyards. He planted two of...
Variety(ies): Aligoté This is a great everyday drinker. From a south facing, 1.6 hectare plot at 450m known as "Colline de Vergey" in the Hautes-Côtes de Nuits. The vines are over 40 years old. This perfect combination of altitude,...
Variety(ies): Albariño 100% old-vine Albariño from the region's standard bearer, Francisco Dovalo Lopez. It is fermented with natural yeasts and then spent seven months in stainless steel on the lees. What we get is a rich, deep, complex Albariño. A...
Variety(ies): Erbaluce Mottobello means beautiful hill and the Erbaluce that comes from this field lives up to its name. Erbaluce has been a staple at Brigatti for more than three generations. Francesco continues to work it in a traditional manner. Never...
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