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Yet the 2016 Éxilé rosé from Lise et Bertrand Jousset in the Loire Valley, made mostly of gamay, was yeasty let light and lithe, while the 2016 Indigeno from Ancarani in Emilia-Romagna, made of trebbiano, was taut and earthy.
The same is true for its wine list, which pays special honor to some underappreciated grapes — like trebbiano or montepulciano — that tend to be overlooked (even pooh-poohed) beyond the central Italian region’s borders.
This obscure white grape historically used primarily for blending with trebbiano in Abruzzo and Puglia was nearly extinct, says Le Virtù co-owner Francis Cratil-Cretarola, until Cantina Frentana began making it on its own.
Today, Nino Pieropan, his wife, Teresita, and their sons Andrea and Dario continue to tend the grape varieties garganega and trebbiano di soave that go into their wine.
Montepulciano is popular enough to be the fourth-most-planted grape in Italy, after sangiovese; trebbiano, a white found all over Italy; and catarratto, a white found solely in Sicily.
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