Type: Sparkling Wine
Grape: Salamino di Santa Croce
In 2008, Gianluca Bergianti founded Terrevive with 16 hectares in the village of Gargallo di Carpi just outside Modena, operating according to strict biodynamic principles since day one. He has since expanded to 35 hectares, growing cereals, vegetables, fruits, herbs, and, of course, grapes. Gianluca’s commitment to low cellar intervention and to the traditional method for producing Lambrusco results in highly unique wines of intense personality and riveting acidity.
Produced purely from an ancient hyper-local clone of Salamino di Santa Croce, “PerFranco” is named for Gianluca’s grandfather. Paler in hue than “No Autoclave,” it pours a lightly hazy salmon in the glass, yet its overall spirit is more vinous and serious. Mouthwatering acidity and a bracingly tense texture which delivers notes of wild strawberries and fresh cut herbs.