Bibi Graetz, Casamatta Bianco, Tuscany, Italy
Bibi Graetz, Casamatta Bianco, IGT Tuscany, Italy
60% Vermentino, 30% Trebbiano, 10% Ansonico
Like most of Bibi Graetz wines, the name is very evocative, "Casa-Matta" means "Crazy-House", Casamatta Bianco is a wine coming from Argentario, in the south Tuscan coast that tells a lot about traditional vines and old vineyards. A fresh, crunchy and sapid blend that brings with it the sea breeze.
The grapes are hand-picked and fermented in stainless steel tanks, destemmed and soft pressed with dry ice. The fermentation is done at a very low temperature to keep the freshness of the wines and lasts 2 weeks. The blended wines will age 3 months in tanks before being bottled.
2019 was a balanced vintage in line with some of the best harvests we had in the last years. Mild and temperate winter followed by a colder than usual spring. The summer season was hot, very dry and stable. These factors allowed us to have very healthy grapes with a nice level of acidity and sugar. The harvest started later than usual and lasted till the late mid of October.