Orsi San Vito, Posca Rossa
Bright fruit, great acidity and an earthy, savoury character.
Grapes: Barbera, Negretto, Sangiovese
Place: Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Federico Orsi’s biodynamic farm is in a beautiful part of the Colli Bolognesi, just outside Bologna. These hills were known locally for producing great wines for many years, before the local grapes and this humble appellation fell out of favour with drinkers, leading to many leaving their farms to seek jobs in the city.
In the cantina, Federico is always experimenting, fermenting and ageing in all sorts of vessels in countless ways. The end goal is the same, to make wines which are honest, delicious and representative of the territory. In short, the kind of wines you’ll want to drink each and everyday.