Its name evokes the fragments of seashells that fill our soils, witnesses of the sea that once covered them millions of years ago. But it also evokes the philosophical concept of terroir, and the fact that even in a sip of wine (a "fragment"), the totality of the soul of the place is still preserved.
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With an intense and mineral aroma, Frammento offers fruity notes on the palate, vibrant freshness, and a savory character.
This label draws inspiration from the seashells found in the soils of Decugnano, but it also references the history of Orvieto, specifically the year 1264 when Saint Thomas Aquinas composed the Mass of Corpus Domini in Orvieto, in commemoration of the Eucharistic Miracle.
That extraordinary event brought forth an important concept for the Catholic faith: God is fully present in the Eucharistic bread. The Latin inscription "Tantum esse sub fragmento, tantum toto tegitur" on the label does justice to this concept, affirming that the entirety of God is fully present even in a simple host and in its mere fragment.
And so, the terroir remains undivided and unbroken, but is present in its entirety within a glass of wine.