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.

WHITE WINES

ALTER ALEA | 100% Aleatico. / 2009 Debut.

PINK WINES

ALEA ROSATO 100% Aleatico. / 2014 Debut.

RED WINES

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.

CONTACT

Andrea Occhipinti, Strada Comunale Montemaggiore snc. I-01010 Gradoli (VT), Italy