Selvadolce Bianco 2022

What a wine! After losing about 70% of his usual yield to drought, Aris Blancardi chose to blend his Vermentino and Pigato, before the wine underwent lengthy ageing on its lees in steel and concrete. The end result is a luscious, deep gold wine with a silky body and incredibly aromatic profile – think the crust of a crème brûlée, toasted hazelnuts, roasted lemon peel, honey and almonds. Fans of bigger style Chardonnays, richer Rieslings, and nutty Jura whites should be all over this!


Winemaker: Selvadolce

Farming: Biodynamic

Region: Liguria, Italy

Vintage: 2022

Grapes: Pigato, Vermentino

Colour: White

ABV: 14%

Size: 75 cL


Behind the Bottle


We first came across the wines from Selvadolce, a small biodynamic farm in Bordighera on the coast of Liguria, in 2013 at a tasting in Champagne, and have been fans of the work of Aris Blancardi ever since. Selvadolce is a family legacy – a flower farm that has been around for more than a century on the Bordighera Hills. After working as a horse veterinarian, Aris came back to the family business, taking over ...