2020 Muni Montemagro
Daniele Piccinin started not as a winemaker but as a restaurateur.
It was during this time that he tasted a wine made by Angiolino Maule (president of VinNatur) that so impressed him that he eventually became his pupil. Daniele now cultivates seven hectares of vines in San Giovanni Ilarione, in the province of Verona. Grapes are de-stemmed and pressed, using only the free-run juice for fermentation in large 30hl Slavonian and a 20hl French oak barrels. Yeasts are kept in suspension until the month before bottling, then a gentle rest in the bottle for about a year and a half before release. A textural dream, this wine has great complexity, followed by a fresh acid line. Chablis-esque.