New Releases from Azienda Agricola Paolo Bea: Introducing the 2012 Vintage

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Thirty years ago, a regular customer at the Rosenthal Wine Merchant retail shop presented Neal a bottle of 1985 Montefalco Rosso Riserva from Paolo Bea—a wine he had brought back in his luggage because he wanted so much to share it with him. Neal, no stranger to that sort of pitch, wasn’t expecting much, but the bottle so ignited his imagination that he built in a trip to Umbria a few weeks down the road to make the acquaintance of Giampiero, Paolo’s young son.

Paolo Bea

References in the archives of Montefalco, the beautiful hill town in Umbria, document the presence of the Bea family in this locality as early as 1500.
Wines: Arboreus, Montefalco Rosso “San Valentino”, Montefalco Rosso Riserva “Pipparello, Rosso de Veo, Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito, Sagrantino di Montefalco Secco “Pagliaro”, Santa Chiara, Umbria Bianco