Paolo & his sons, Santa Chiara, Paolo Bea
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GRAPE: Grachetto, Malvasia , Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Garganega
REGION: Montefalco, Umbria
GOOD TO KNOW: references in the archives of Montefalco, the beautiful hill town in Umbria, document the presence of the Bea family in this locality as early as 1500. Paolo and his wife, Marina, began in the seventies with a philosophy that is becoming popular but was then radical: make wine with grapes…only grapes…and grapes grown with biodynamic agricultural methods! This tiny estate is the classic Italian fattoria, producing wine, raising farm animals for trade and home consumption and working the land to produce olives, fruits and vegetables. To this day, the Bea family raises and produces much of what they consume on a daily basis. Paolo Bea, the senior member of the family, is the guiding force behind the production of this series of intense and respectful of the terroir and environment wines. Paolo is assisted by his two sons, Giuseppe and Giampiero. SANTA CHIARA is made from a sensual blend of Grachetto, Malvasia , Chardonnay, Sauvignon and Garganega, in approximately equal proportions. Only 4500 bottles of wine are produced annually.
TASTE: it has both light, fruity aromaticity and fresh clean acidity