Candalua's grapes are chemical free (no pesticides, no herbicides, etc.) and come from Vigne del Pellagroso estate vineyard (only 5.5 hectares) near Gardas Lake in Lombardy. The Soils of the Morainic hills are characterized by a stratification of compact calcareaous clay and high salinity due to mineral sedimentation left by an ancient glacier present 500,000 years ago. This is a semi carbonic maceration wine. Its a field blend of Rondinella and Cabernet Sauvignon co-harvested and processed altogether. The must ferments in fiberglass vats with indigenous yeast avoiding any kind of of external additive. Aged in concrete vats Candalua is a minimal wine with no cellar manipulation. Unfined and unfiltered total production 1,300 bottles.