Paolo De Marchi is the winemaker and owner of top Chianti Classico estate, Isole e Olena, and he inherited Proprietà Sperino from his grandfather. Since the 1970's, Paolo has dreamed of revitalising the Sperino estate and in the last few years has started doing so, together with his elder son, Luca. Garnet in colour with an expressive, perfumed nose, with aromas of wild berries, violets and a touch of spice and smoke from the oak ageing.
With a team of twenty cows, horses, and pigs that graze the cover crops in and around the vineyards. Didier Barral farms thirty hectares of vineyards, incorporating biodynamic practices deep in the heart of the Languedoc. In this Mediterranean climate where summer heat waves and drought are common this 4.3 hectare site of 80% Mourvèdre and 20% Syrah enjoys a southern exposure of vines up to 30 years old with deep roots in schist soil. Powerful and complex this expression is aged for two years in cement tanks for a pure expression of fruit.