• "Battista" Chardonnay Rubicone IGT 2018

      “Battista” Chardonnay Rubicone IGT 2018

      Light yellow-green. Delicate nuances of peach and mango and a hint of orange zest. A juicy pleasure and wonderful value for money! SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2017 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 3 months Stainless steel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Closure: screw cap
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2021
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07080118 ·  0,75 l · 10,60 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      7,95 €
    • "Ginevra" Rosato Rubicone IGT 2018

      “Ginevra” Rosato Rubicone IGT 2018

      Slim and elegant, that's how a Rosato must be: Fresh for red berries, mineral and lively, this pink interpretation of the Sangiovese grape makes you want the next sip! SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2017 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel on the fine yeast
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,00 % vol
      • Closure: screw cap
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2021
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07082318 · 0,75 l · 10,60 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      7,95 €
    • "Federico" Sangiovese Superiore Romagna DOC 2018

      “Federico” Sangiovese Superiore Romagna DOC 2018

      Brilliant ruby red, delicate aromas of cherry and chocolate on the nose. Dense body, fine-grained, well integrated tannin and an interesting acid reader give this fresh food companion a good structure. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2017 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Merum:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months Stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: screw cap
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2021+
      • Food Recommendations: Ossobuco, braised meat dishes
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07082618 · 0,75 l · 10,60 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      7,95 €
    • "Brò" Trebbiano Forlì IGT 2017

      “Brò" Trebbiano Forlì IGT 2017

      Brò is a white wine from sustainable cultivation that can hardly be surpassed in freshness, elegance and joy. The grapes come from the clay and limestone soils of Fiumana di Predappio. Light straw yellow with greenish reflections. In the nose some citrus mixed with herbaceous elements. On the palate it is complex, juicy and with its freshness and lightness very animating to drink. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Bibenda:
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Grape Varieties: 93% Trebbiano, 7% Pagadebit di Romagna
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel on the fine yeast
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Closure: screw cap
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2021+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07080217 · 0,75 l · 14,53 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      10,90 €
    • "Pandolfo" Sangiovese Superiore Romagna DOC 2017

      “Pandolfo” Sangiovese Superiore Romagna DOC 2017

      Dark ruby red. Aromatic bouquet of cherry, liquorice, raspberries and spices. The taste is complex and well structured with soft and well defined tannins. Mid-length finale. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Bibenda:
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 12 months 70% stainless steel/30% gr. wooden barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07082417 · 0,75 l · 15,87 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      11,90 €
    • "Il Sangiovese" Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore DOC 2018

      “Il Sangiovese” Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore DOC 2018

      "Il Sangiovese" is a successful interpretation of the Romagna identity, which is particularly appreciated by wine lovers of slimmer Burgundy wines. Classic, traditional, lively and spicy, but always balanced, elegant and more subtle than striking. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months Stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07082118 · 0,75 l · 15,87 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      11,90 €
    • "Pandolfo" Sangiovese Superiore Riserva Romagna DOC 2016

      “Pandolfo” Sangiovese Superiore Riserva Romagna DOC 2016

      Strong, luminous ruby violet. Attractive nose with rich notes of blackberry, dark cherry and plum. On the palate, dense, substantial tannin, builds up complexly, juicy and gripping, profoundly long. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Vinibuoni:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months gr. oak barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07082516 · 0,75 l · 21,20 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      15,90 €
    • "Godenza" Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore DOC 2014

      “Godenza” Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore DOC 2014

      Vinified at just 13,000 bottles per vintage, Godenza seduces with a complex and open-hearted bouquet of aromas of small red berries and spices. On the palate, it is firm and clear, with a wonderful balance of acidity and rich, mature nuances, and has a very respectable aftertaste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Light strawberry red; red fruity, inviting; juicy, tender, fruity, drinkable, slim, very pleasant and drinkable, also length." Merum (JLF)

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Merum:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 8 months Stainless steel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07082214 · 0,75 l · 22,53 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      16,90 €
    • "Godenza" Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore DOC 2016

      “Godenza” Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore DOC 2016

      Vinified at just 13,000 bottles per vintage, Godenza seduces with a complex and open-hearted bouquet of aromas of small red berries and spices. On the palate, it is firm and clear, with a wonderful balance between acidity and rich, mature nuances, and has a very respectable aftertaste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Medium bright red; reductive, takes a long time for the fruit to show; juicy, round, fruity depth, fine tannin, long, gets better and better over the days when the bottle is open." (JLF) Merum

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Doctor Wine:93 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Merum:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 8 months Stainless steel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      07082216 · 0,75 l · 23,87 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      17,90 €
    • "Federico" Sangiovese Superiore Romagna DOC 2018 <br>MAGNUM

      “Federico” Sangiovese Superiore Romagna DOC 2018 · MAGNUM

      Brilliant ruby red, delicate aromas of cherry and chocolate on the nose. Dense body, fine-grained, well integrated tannin and an interesting acid reader give this fresh food companion a good structure. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2017 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Merum:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months Stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023
      • Food Recommendations: Ossobuco, braised meat dishes
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
      read more
      stored air-conditioned

      07082718 · 1,5 l · 13,00 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shipping8 units available

      19,50 €
    About the winemakers
    Pandolfa | Noelia Ricci
    Emilia-Romagna
    Pandolfa | Noelia Ricci

    In 1941 Giuseppe Ricci bought the dilapidated property, renovated it for many years and recultivated the agricultural land, even then with the idea of growing wine here. His daughter Noelia Ricci was then the driving force, planting vineyards in the early 1970s and giving Pandolfa its first recognition. At that time, however, mass was more in demand than quality. The tourists at the nearby Adriatic beaches around Rimini wanted a lot, but cheap wine. How good the Sangiovese from the hills could be, should be recognized only much later.

    Noelia Ricci's daughter Paola consistently pursued her mother's visions, relying on quality and the higher, stonier layers, sedimentary rock changing from deep gray clay of the plain to light calcareous rock, interspersed with minerals and some sulphur. You can clearly see - and taste - the difference.

    Today, if you leave the Autostrada that connects Bologna with Rimini at Forli and head south, the winding road to the foothills of the Apennines begins. In Fumana di Predappio stands the splendid old villa, almost like a chateau in Bordeaux, in the midst of vineyards, a typical old Italian aristocratic residence. Today it is mainly used for presentations, festivities and weddings. The striking labels of the Pandolfa wines remind us of this, as the pastel colours of the villa can be found again. The painting itself is based on a painting by the Renaissance painter Piero della Francesco, who around 1450 portrayed Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, the ruler of Rimini, with modern ironic alienation. The original is in the Louvre. The second first name gave its name to the villa and the top Sangiovese of the house.

    Paola's son, Marco Cirese, is now the fourth generation to be in charge of wine production, together with his oenologist Francesco Bordini, son of the discoverer of Caberlot. He reduced the area under cultivation from 85 to 39 hectares today and eliminated the international red wine varieties - "they thrive better elsewhere". Today, Sangiovese grapes are mainly grown in near-natural vineyards, "an autochthonous clone closer to that of Brunello than to that of Chianti"which actually taste different than in Tuscany. Round, with strong but tender tannins. The result is the three pure Sangiovese Federico, Pandolfo and Riserva varieties. In addition, only a little white wine from Chardonnay and a very palatable rosé is pressed. The wines of Villa Pandolfa can probably be described as great value for money hits.

    In 2010, Marco Cirese created a new wine line from the highest 9 hectares of cru sites, named after his grandmother, visionary Noelia Ricci, quasi al Hommage. Only 4,500 vines per hectare with low yield are the basis of the three Sangiovese Superiore specialities. Natural cultivation in the stony, calcareous-mineral hills of the Apennines at up to 340 metres above sea level. The sea, just a few kilometres away, provides the best ventilation during the day and is flooded at night with a cool wind from the mountains, creating a microclimate with warm days and cool nights, which ensures a crystal-clear, wonderful fruit. Some also call it the most Burgundian Sangiovese of Romagna. Anyway. "Il Sangiovese" and the Cru "Godenza" have already received the highest awards, above all the coveted "Tre bicchieri" The Gambero Rossohighest award that a wine can achieve in Italy.

    Marco Cirese calls his style of Noelia Ricci wines "slow"The wine is produced in stainless steel tanks only, slowly and carefully, with the least influence in the cellar. The cultivation is close to nature, with a lot of manual work in the vineyard and manual harvesting into small boxes. In the future, organic farming will gradually be introduced. SUPERIORE.DE

    Facts

    pandolfa

    • Year of foundation: 1941
    • Owners: Paola Piscopo and Marco Cirese
    • Oenologist: Francesco Bordini
    • Annual production: approx. 120,000 bottles
    • Vineyard: approx. 39 hectares
    • Conventional and partly near-natural cultivation

    Noelia Ricci

    • Year of foundation: 2010
    • Owner: Marco Cirese
    • Oenologist: Francesco Bordini
    • Annual production: approx. 46,000 bottles
    • Vineyard: approx. 9 hectares
    • Near-natural cultivation (organic cultivation since 2015)