ANDREA OCCHIPINTI, organic wine-grower in the Lazio region of Italy producing Aleatico di Gradoli DOC wines, which he discovered when studying at the nearby Agrarian Universty of Tuscia, eventually writing his masters thesis on it.
VINEYARDS / At 450 metres on the volcanic hill slopes overlooking Lake Bolsena. The soil is ‘lapillo volcanico’.
ORGANIC CERTIFICATION | Yes.
ALTER ALEA | 100% Aleatico. / 2009 Debut.
ALEA ROSATO | 100% Aleatico. / 2014 Debut.
ALEATICO DI GRADOLI DOC, ALEA VIVA | 100% Aleatico. / 2008 Debut.
LAZIO ROSSO DOC, ARCAICO | 50% each Aleatico and Grechetto Rosso. 30 days on skins. Aged in amphora. / 2013 Debut.
Andrea Occhipinti, Strada Comunale Montemaggiore snc. I-01010 Gradoli (VT), Italy