- Abruzzo, Marche, Italy
This family-run estate is situated in Castel di Lama in the Ascoli Piceno region, in southernmost Marche, with vineyard holdings (45 ha) straddling the Abruzzo line. The main vineyard, in Offida, is hilly (280m-350m), with eastern exposure and a loose clay soil. First planted in the 1950s, the winery is managed today by proprietor/winemaker Quinto Fausti and his son Alighiero. Gambero Rosso notes that the Faustis practice “rigorous quality selection of the fruit,” ensuring that their whites and reds are among the finest values in Italy. All wines are fermented with native yeasts and adds a max of 80mg/L of Sulphur. Certified Organic.