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Soki Soki IGP Terre Siciliane, Tanca Nica 2020

Tanca Nica

£43.07

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Tanca Nica is run by Nicoletta Pecorelli, originally from Sardinia, and Francesco Ferreri, born and bred in Pantelleria. Francesco got the wine bug at a young age, inspired by his grandfather while making wine with him. He already knew he wanted to be a vignaiolo aged 14yo, and left Pantelleria for Conegliano (Veneto) to study at the renowned agricultural and oenological boarding school. After years of research and jobs in wineries as well as oenology labs, he got a gig at the biodynamic estate Seresin in New Zealand. And it is there, on the other side of the world, that he felt the pull of his roots – Pantelleria’s magnetic force brought him back among his grandfather’s vines (2016). Francesco came back on a mission: reviving the old ways, upholding traditions and savoir-faire that have been devalued and lost – 6,000ha of vines in the 1960s and about 500ha in 2010, sadly most of them are in the hands of big brands these days.

This is fragrant, almost medicinal, with moreish mediterranean herbs, a perfect balance of texture and tension, and a lengthy salivating finish. A classy wine with high drinkability. 

Producer  Tanca Nica of Francesco Ferreri and Nicoletta Pecorelli

Origin Panteleria, Sicily, Italy

Grapes Zibibbo 

Vintage 2020

Alcohol  12.5% ABV

Style Medium body macerated white

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Manual harvested, macerated from 1 night to 1 week (different plots), gently pressed. Fermented with  indigenous yeast. Aged on fine lees  in stainless steel and 6yo oak. Unfiltred, unfined, Little So2 added at bottling.

Notes Organic, Natural, Biodynamic