La Stoppa Ageno
A complicated and nuanced orange wine for fans of distinctive skin contact options. The grapes get a month on their skins, with only native yeasts, which develops a lovely tannic structure to hold up the fruit and floral notes. The bouquet is rich with stone fruit, pears, spices and tea. Half the blend is aged in steel, half in oak, so the juicy, peachy notes shine through despite the dry finish.
La Stoppa is an ancient wine estate in Val Trebbiola, not far from the River Trebbia, in the province of Piacenza. It's now run by Elena Pantaleoni using biodynamic practices, who took the reigns a couple of decades after her family purchased the land in the 1970s. Many of the old vines (all traditionally Bordeaux varieties planted by the previous owner) have been replaced with local varieties such as Malvasia di Candia Aromatica, Barbera and Bonarda. Her commitment to natural production, minimal work in the cellar, and showcasing the excellent terroir yield wines of character, freshness, and style.
Origin: Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Grape variety: Malvasia, Ortrugo, Trebbiano
Food pairing: Stinky cheese, Lean fish, Cured Meat
Bottle Size: 75cl
Delivery Local delivery (E17, E10 postcodes): Free Available for deliveries within London E17, E10 postcodes only. Next day service* (*subject to availability)
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Standard Delivery: £8.95 Free over £70 (£8.95 standard charge) Next day service, we dispatch parcels Mon - Fri with DHL couriers. All orders placed until midnight will be dispatched next working day on next day service.
Returns: If you are unsatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase within 30 days. Free to store, if not possible, the buyer is responsible for return shipping and may ship back the item using the carrier of their choice.