short runs → 2019 San Selvaggio.
The first release in our short runs series of wines. 100% Sangiovese. Unfiltered. Wild-fermented. Only 150 dozen made.
Many years ago, our Nonni (Nonnas + Nonnos) made wine. They took the Sangiovese grapevines of their region and planted them below the sunshine, in the fresh air and falling rain.
They picked the grapes, put them in open barrels, stood on them to crush them— releasing their juices.
They watched, occasionally used their hands to stir, giving the grapes their love and energy.
Until the day arrived, when that specific mixture of grapes tasted just right.
On this day they put the special juice into bottles.
And they called it “San Selvaggio”, the Wild Holy One.
They used this special juice to celebrate, dance, and speak of their woes.
This was the juice of humanity.