The passion and love for vine and wine comes from their father, Valentino, who used to follow his grandfather, since he was a child, in the vineyards and in the cellar.
Passion, research, dedication and respect for traditions are the main values that have been guiding his philosophy since he created his own cellar. He was strongly determined to enhance the territorial typicalness of our Lison-Pramaggiore area, by producing excellent wines.
Such values have naturally been transmitted to the next generation, staying by his side and creating with him this fantastic reality that is now passionately involving also their children.
Their wines are the product of lands rich in natural elements, history, traditions and ancient cultures. It’s the area that extends between Veneto and Friuli regions, along the Postumia road, built by the Roman Consul Postumio Albino in the II century A.D. in order to join by land the two major Roman ports of north Italy, Genua and Aquileia; in this land different cultures have been succeeding and consolidating in things and people.
Their vineyards are located in this important place, whose clay-limestone soil, the result of the last glaciation, is particularly suitable to the growing of international vines, because its minerals give the grapes a marked trait of typicalness.
In the region of Asenovgrad the nature has created soil and climatic conditions suitable for the advent and development of viticulture as the occupation of the population. Viticulture is one of the most ancient occupations in the town. This we learn from the investigators of this period, who had summarized the data yet still from the Thracian antiquity. There is no doubt, that Thracians had had a knowledge of the vine and wine and skillfully cultivated them
The multi-generational growers, whose descendants arrived here nearly two centuries ago, are the backbone of Torbreck’s winemaking aspirations. Without their knowledge of the seasons and the soil, we would not have such a precious resource of fruit to work with.
Cooper, originally from Santa Bárbara (California), discovered Spanish wines when he was only 21 years old, on one of the trips he made to Europe with his family. Since then, his personal and professional career has been closely linked to Spain, where he has lived for more than a decade. His first experiences as a professional in the world of wine were as a writer for the Spanish Wines and More blog, from which he advised many amateurs.
The Perano estate is located in the heart of Chianti Classico in Gaiole and enjoys exceptional climate and soil. The vineyards are located 500 meters above sea level, well above the altitude common for red variety grapes, especially Sangiovese with its late maturation phase.
Luminosity and minerality with a touch of feminine elegance. A hidden gem, surrounded by sequoias, firs and chestnut trees which reveals itself to those travelling through the first woods of the Florentine mountains, with vines climbing to an altitude of 700 metres.