Sfera Macerato 1 Liter
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Region: Piemonte, Italy
Viticulture: Biodynamic and Organic
Grape varieties: Verdeca
Sfera Macerato 1 Liter is made from the local Verdeca grape, a thin-skinned, high acid variety. Not funky, just refreshing and delicious.
Song: Stumbleine by The Smashing Pumpkins
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About Sfera Macerato 1 Liter
Sfera Macerato 1 Liter is made from the local Verdeca grape, a thin-skinned, high acid variety. 14 days of maceration. Juicy dried pear and dried lime zest. Not funky, just refreshing.
About Sfera Wines
A slightly chilled down liter bottle with a crown cap is just the thing for an apertivo or an impromptu dinner. We’ve been searching for the right PortoVino producer for Italian liters for a while. We knew we wanted buckets of low alcohol deliciousness, yet not in that international glou-glou style where the soil, grape, and terroir gets washed out.
Sfera’s at once terroir-driven, but also an interesting take on liters, and bottling wine in general. As Sfera says on their quirky site: Cosmic Verve in a Grounded Italian Liter…From the Alps to the Mediterranean. Sfera collaborates with multiple small certified-organic farmers to bottle liters in limited runs, and is keen to give the producer credit by clearly putting the winery’s name and providence on the back label.
This all means that the producers change, but front labels don’t. Another constant is that the wines are naturally made, and fall into certain guidelines that are lab tested before and after bottling. It’s a win-win, small certified organic producers get to do a fun liter project, and we get to explore Italy.
These are a great introductions to natural wines, grape varieties, and growing areas. Check out Sfera Litro’s site for a catalog of all their bottlings, including the future ones on deck.