In 2012, Terre Nere was selected to be one of Wine & Spirits Magazine's Top 100 Wineries of the Year and has received great critical acclaim from The Wine Advocate, The International Wine Review, Jancis Robinson & James Suckling.
These are no blockbusters - volcano wines are refined and elegant, more to strawberry and raspberry than blackberry or jam. They're about precise structure and texture. Think Burgundy.
Calderara Sottana is the stoniest vineyard. The word Calderara is reminiscent of caldera or cauldron, probably due to the fact that the black rocks hold the day’s heat through part of the night. The elevation is 600-700 metres. Calderara Sottana is a single vineyard wine produced only from vineyards between 50-100 years old. Of all our single vineyard wines it is perhaps the most complete: much like a wide angle lens encompasses the most ample panorama, so Calderara seems to contain and display the widest spectrum of flavors, bouquets, nuances. Floral and spicy, leathery and aromatic. structured, full, complex, muscular