2017 Benedic

2017 Benedic

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From the Monastero Suore Cistercensi with help from consultant and wine legend Paolo Bea this is the red made alongside Coenobium. Equal parts Sangiovese and Ciliegiolo with two weeks maceration creating a light, fresh, juicy, smashable red.

Only 4000 bottles made.

From the monastery: 

"Fate can have lovely consequences. Our fortuitous encounter with the Bea family of Umbria of course led to the unearthing of one of the great domaines of Italy. But, we have been additionally blessed as we marched together with Giampiero Bea as he made the acquaintance of the Sisters of the Cistercian order living and working at their monastery in Vitorchiano, ninety minutes or so north of Rome in the Lazio district. Here at this quiet religious outpost eighty women of this religious order work vineyards and orchards and gardens organically. Under the guidance of Bea, they produce three wines as honest and sympathetic and gracious as they are."