Foglia Nera

Our Foglia Nera natural wine comes of a deep dark color, and a bouquet of flowers with sharp notes of lilly and geranious; the spicy notes are typical of this grape varietal, whereby green pepper prevails in this wine. In the glass and at the palate, Foglia Nera evolves and reveals numerous aromas in a finely […]

Innominato

This wine is made with a unique mixture of the typical grape varietals grown for centuries in the Oltrepò Pavese region: Pinot Nero, Barbera, Croatina, Uva Rara and Vespolina. We conceived this new recipe by merging Pinot Nero’s must with the other grapes’ must only after the first fermentation. Then, the two still young wines […]

Bergius

This particular wine is made of late-harvested grapes, produced only those years when the season allows for such late harvest without compromising the health of the grapes. Bergius is of dark red, with ruby shades that shift towards brown with ageing. At the nose, it revolves around ripe red fruits (blueberry, raspberry), floral scents with spicy and pepper […]

Ca’ Barnaba

The vineyards in the Ca’ Barnaba village yield the grapes that make the basis of our Ca’ Barnaba wine; our dreams, emotions, and feelings make up for the rest. Ca’ Barnaba has a dark ruby red color, that turns slightly brown when aged. The fine scent is strong and clean at the same time, with a clear expression […]

Exordium

Exordium is a natural wine we produce with the most typical blend of grapes grown in the Oltrepò Pavese region: Croatina, Barbera, Uva Rara, Vespolina (Ughetta di Canneto). The color is intense with purple notes. Both at the nose and palate, Exordium brings out scents of stewed fruit (plum and cherry), dried red rose and yam, […]

RAW WINE fair to host Bel Sit wines

We at Bel Sit are delighted to attend RAW WINE fair in London, 12-13 March 2017! Raw wine fair in London 12-13 March 2017 As stated on RAW WINE’s website: “RAW WINE is one of the most exciting collections of fine, natural, organic and biodynamic wine artisans ever to come together in the capital. Their wines […]

Carbon footprint

What is carbon footprint and why is it important to reduce it? We at Bel Sit are committed to reducing our carbon footprint: in the vineyard, in the winery, and overall as a business. In order to constantly lower our farm’s carbon footprint, we stop performing soil tillage the year after the new vines are planted; […]

When is wine considered natural?

Wine is considered natural when it is produced with minimal intervention: nothing added, nothing removed. No chemicals or artificial fertilizers are used on the vines nor is there any manipulation of flavor or additives used in the wine-making process. Honestly natural wine growers even go beyond the requirement necessary to be labeled “organic” -which states that no chemicals […]

Organic, Biodynamic, Natural winemaking

What are the main differences between Organic, Biodynamic, and Natural winemaking? Organic wines are made from grapes grown without applying herbicides or pesticides in the vineyard. Once harvested, however, chemicals and enzymes can be used in the winemaking process. Biodynamic producers are a bit more passionate. The vineyards are treated as a living ecosystem and all […]