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Abbazia San Giorgio

Orange 2019
Abbazia San Giorgio

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A skin-contact white that spends fifteen days on the skins. Aromas of soft apricot, dried fruit, citrus, honey with some balanced minerality. Fresh and lively from the Mediterranean influences. Soft and silky on the finish.

Pairing Suggestions: Fish, Crab, Appetizers

Sicily, Italy

Type: White, Orange | Vintage: 2019 | Sulfites: No Added | Alcohol: 12.5% | Varietal: Zibibbo | Production: Organic, Biodynamic 


Battista Belvisi has always worked with wine, beginning at a young age making traditional passito and Pantelleria wines with his father and grandfather. He went to college in Palermo studying agriculture and there he met his wife Pina. Unlike most of his contemporaries who fled Pantelleria if they were able to go to a university, Battista’s father convinced him to come back to the island to see if he could put his knowledge to work locally. He decided to follow his father’s advice and came back to do a number of agrarian jobs. After a few years he was involved with wine and worked for 3 years as a consultant for Abraxas, an established mid-size (26ha) winery in Pantelleria. Soon after he would begin a collaboration with Gabrio Bini where he grew the grapes and made the wine of the Seragghia winery for 11 years. In 2015, after 14 years working for other companies, Battista decided to start his own production and thus was born Abbazia San Giorgio. Hi goal in winemaking is to make wines he believes in, enjoys and are done in his style. Battista Belvisi is very focused on producing natural, low intervention wines. He doesn’t have organic or biodynamic certifications by choice, as he does not believe their standards are rigid enough. His farming is however completely organic, he likes to call it “more than organic”, and he uses a range of biodynamics techniques to reveal the best of the terroir and the fruit in his wine. - Living Wine.

Where do you ship?

We ship to every state except AK, HI, UT, KY, AL, AR. 

How long will it take to get my order?

Wines are shipped within 1-3 business days after your order.

Shipping times vary, but are typically 2-5 business days depending on the location in the US. You will get tracking information in your confirmation email after the label is printed. Please note that the delivery date is an estimate, and may change based on factors out of our control.

Note: Due to COVID-19, our retailers and shipping partners are seeing extra pressure on their distribution network. Most orders placed during the business week are planned to ship within 1-3 days of ordering. All weekend orders will begin processing on Monday, and it may take 1-3 business days to ship as well.

What shipping carriers do you use?

We use either UPS or FedEx, depending on the state. 

Do I need to be there to sign?

Yes! Federal law requires the signature of someone 21+ for any alcohol delivery. We want to make sure you get your wine, so please make sure someone is there to sign for it when it comes. The delivery service will make three attempts before returning the shipment to our fulfillment center. Note that there will be a restocking fee for returned shipments.

What are the shipping costs?

Shipping is variable based on the number of bottles you purchase. You will see the final shipping price at checkout!

Producer Profile

Battista Belvisi has always worked with wine, beginning at a young age making traditional passito and Pantelleria wines with his father and grandfather. He went to college in Palermo studying agriculture and there he met his wife Pina. Unlike most of his contemporaries who fled Pantelleria if they were able to go to a university, Battista’s father convinced him to come back to the island to see if he could put his knowledge to work locally. He decided to follow his father’s advice and came back to do a number of agrarian jobs. After a few years he was involved with wine and worked for 3 years as a consultant for Abraxas, an established mid-size (26ha) winery in Pantelleria. Soon after he would begin a collaboration with Gabrio Bini where he grew the grapes and made the wine of the Seragghia winery for 11 years. In 2015, after 14 years working for other companies, Battista decided to start his own production and thus was born Abbazia San Giorgio. Hi goal in winemaking is to make wines he believes in, enjoys and are done in his style. Battista Belvisi is very focused on producing natural, low intervention wines. He doesn’t have organic or biodynamic certifications by choice, as he does not believe their standards are rigid enough. His farming is however completely organic, he likes to call it “more than organic”, and he uses a range of biodynamics techniques to reveal the best of the terroir and the fruit in his wine. - Living Wine.

Shipping

Where do you ship?

We ship to every state except AK, HI, UT, KY, AL, AR. 

How long will it take to get my order?

Wines are shipped within 1-3 business days after your order.

Shipping times vary, but are typically 2-5 business days depending on the location in the US. You will get tracking information in your confirmation email after the label is printed. Please note that the delivery date is an estimate, and may change based on factors out of our control.

Note: Due to COVID-19, our retailers and shipping partners are seeing extra pressure on their distribution network. Most orders placed during the business week are planned to ship within 1-3 days of ordering. All weekend orders will begin processing on Monday, and it may take 1-3 business days to ship as well.

What shipping carriers do you use?

We use either UPS or FedEx, depending on the state. 

Do I need to be there to sign?

Yes! Federal law requires the signature of someone 21+ for any alcohol delivery. We want to make sure you get your wine, so please make sure someone is there to sign for it when it comes. The delivery service will make three attempts before returning the shipment to our fulfillment center. Note that there will be a restocking fee for returned shipments.

What are the shipping costs?

Shipping is variable based on the number of bottles you purchase. You will see the final shipping price at checkout!