'FLORAL AND SOFT' GRAPPA FROM UMBRIA - US EXCLUSIVE!
“Bocale is a small, family run winery in the picturesque hills of Montefalco, Umbria. Owner Valentino shares his time between being the youngest mayor in Italy and helping his fellow countrymen rebuild after a number of devastating earthquakes, and working in his winery to produce some of the best wines coming out of Umbria! The grappa was originally only produced for family consumption, but during my time with the family, drinking in their farmhouse on an overcast, October afternoon, I fell in love with the grappa and insisted we bring it Stateside. This is a unique, delicious grappa made from the indigenous Sagrantino grape, that you won't find anywhere
else! Enjoy!” – Marla Foust, The Wine House
Bocale Grappa of Sagrantino from Montefalco, Umbria
Category: Young Grappa Alcohol Grade: 40% abv Raw Materials: 100% Sagrantino grape
fermented Method of Distillation: method in a water bath - discontinuous-steam, no aging Appearance: colorless, crystalline Tasting Notes: Bold underbrush perfumes, flowers and fruit. Typical hints of strawberries and grapes. Round and delicately aromatic, with a fruity persistence of considerable length. ABOUT AZIENDA AGRICOLA BOCALE DI VALENTINI
The Valentini family has been linked by history and personal experiences to the City of Montefalco for over one hundred years. The background is the special Umbrian region, full of history and culture, where the act of every farmer is full of folk wisdom, simplicity, passion and sacrifice. The philosophy is influenced by the histories of men working in the fields, surrounded by the hilly landscape of rare beauty, where vines encircle the round forms of the earth. Since 2002, the Valentini family has returned to revitalize this environmental and cultural heritage creating Bocale, a company created to build on that old passion for wine passed down through the generations. Bocale is the dialect term used to indicate the two-liter jug of wine
or oil, but, above all, the name by which this Montefalco family has always been known.
The productions of Montefalco Rosso and Montefalco Sagrantino are authentic expressions of an innovation in the tradition, where the fruits of nature are mixed with the perfection and simplicity of human gestures. Central elements of the philosophy behind Bocale wine is the respect given to environmental cycles and the hand-crafted process that makes the wine such a natural product full of personality.
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