Keep it natural, baby.
Malvasia is a white grape native to Sicilia and grown on volcanic soils in Malfa district of Salina, the highest quality growing area on the volcanic island. Aromas of Meyer lemons and sea salt, bright
acidity; a flavorful reflection of sea-inspired terroir
Few places in the world embody the philosophy of natural winemaking
as effortlessly as does Salina, where Antonino Caravaglio crafts his
peerless wines by hand. Part of the Aeolian Island chain off the coast of
Sicily, Salina is a slice of paradise, created by volcanoes and carved by the
Mediterranean winds. Caravaglio makes what he calls “island” wines,
choosing to ferment on indigenous yeasts and limit the addition of sulfur,
all so that Salina’s natural character—its volcanic soils, its sea-salty air,
its wild herbs—is exactly what you taste and savor in each rare bottle.
On the island of Salina, vineyards sit from 600 to 1,200 feet
above sea level in the Malfa district (the highest quality vine-growing area)
with a view of the Mediterranean. Soils are a mix of volcanic sand and rock. Grapes are hand-harvested and sorted in the fields. Gentle, full-cluster
press; fermented on indigenous yeasts in temperature-controlled, stainless
steel tanks. Aged in tank on fine lees for three months.
Katie and Denny,
We are your friendly, tiny, downtown wineshop and wine bar. We're here to share the most delicious selection of natural wines available in Louisiana with you.
Visit us to shop in person or order online and pick up in the shop.
210 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Temporary Store Hours
Wednesday - Saturday