Orange wine is also known as skin contact wine. Referring to the process that the wine is made. The white grapes are left with their skins and stems during fermentation (maceration). This gives the wine an amber or golden yellow hue and take on a more tannic quality. This exact method is used to create and give red wine its dark colour.
Calcarius are based in Apricena, in the norther region of Gargano, Puglia. Where producers Valentina Passalacqua and Danilo Marcucci oversee a farm compromising 80 hectares of vines, fruit and vegetables.
Excellent freshness, some grip, but the main draw is that juicy peach quality. Broad citrus and stone fruit flavours, with a light hint of floral honey.