Luca Bevilacqua

Luca Bevilacqua Red Lab Montepulciano 2022


Luca Bevilacqua Red Lab is a red natural wine from Abruzzo, Central Italy, made from 100% Montepulciano grapes farmed sustainably on clay-based soils. Spontaneous fermentation, unfined, unfiltered, no added sulfites. Medium-body red natural wine with notes of cherry and plum.

Dry/Sweet:, Dry
Wine Type:, Red
Wine Style:, Medium Body
Grapes:, Montepulciano
Farming:, Organic
Vintage:, 2022
Alcohol:, 12.5%
Country:, Italy
Region:, Abruzzo
Appellation:, Abruzzo IGT
Bottle Size:, 750ml
Sugar level:, Low Sugar, Zero Added Sugar

Food Pairing Ideas:

Vincisgrassi (rustic lasagna).


Producer profile

Luca Bevilacqua

Luca is a sommelier by trade with a penchant for natural wine and natural winemaking. Unlike most Italian sommeliers, who for the most part are trained to appreciate conventionally made wine, Luca was always fascinated by natural wine and low-intervention winemaking techniques. Luca makes wine from vineyards located in Atessa, a small town of the Sangro River Valley, in the province of Chieti, Abruzzo. Luca focuses almost exclusively on Abruzzo's indigenous grape varietals – Trebbiano, Montepulciano, Passerina, and Pecorino – grown on clayey soils, transforming them into easy-drinking uncomplicated natural wines.

Wine region

Abruzzo, Italy

The viticultural roots of Abruzzo delve deep into ancient history, with civilizations like the Romans laying the groundwork for the region's esteemed wine traditions. Over the millennia, Abruzzo has evolved, absorbing influences from various cultures and trade networks. This amalgamation of historical interactions has solidified its standing in the wine industry, particularly in the realm of organic and natural wine production.

Geographically diverse, Abruzzo's terroir spans from the Adriatic coastlines to the Apennine mountains, resulting in a multifaceted microclimate. The soil, enriched with clay, limestone, and distinct minerals, offers a nurturing environment conducive to grape cultivation. Each sub-region within Abruzzo, whether coastal or mountainous, imparts a unique terroir expression, influencing the region's wine profile.

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, the region's signature red wine, is globally acknowledged for its robust character and depth. Yet, Abruzzo's viticultural spectrum extends beyond this, with white grape varieties such as Pecorino and Trebbiano holding significance. The emphasis on organic and natural wine methodologies underscores Abruzzo's commitment to sustainable viticulture, ensuring minimal intervention while maintaining the authentic essence of the terroir.

Frequently asked question

We will process and ship your order in 2-3 business days, you will receive a shipping confirmation email with tracking as soon as the Carrier scans the shipping label.

Ground shipping time depends on location, here's a breakdown:

West Coast: 1-2 business days
Midwest: 3-4 business days
East Coast: 5 business days

Process time is not shipping time. Shipping time starts from the days successive to the day of shipping, after the order has been processed.

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Signature on delivery is mandatory for wine deliveries. Please make sure someone is at the shipping address to sign for the package.

If applicable, please consider delivering the package to a business address to ensure someone is available to sign for the package.

We also have the option of delivering the package to a Carrier's store for pickup. Please reach out to us to coordinate.

Carrier will try to delivery a package up to three times before returning the package to us.

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If you miss a delivery and a package gets returned to us we have two options:

1) Reship the package right away: due to the very high cost of shipping and returns, we must charge a re-shipping fee to be determined based on package size and shipping destination.

2) Consolidate the returned package with your next order: this option is free of charge and it's the most popular option.

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What is natural wine?

Natural wine is a type of wine made in small batches from hand-harvested organic or biodynamic grapes with minimal intervention in the cellar.
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What is Biodynamics?

Biodynamic wine is wine made with grapes farmed biodynamically. Biodynamic farming is a holistic approach to farming.
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What is organic wine?

Organic wine is made with grapes farmed organically. Organic farming is a type of farming alternative to conventional farming.
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What is vegan wine?

Vegan wine is wine made without using animal products during the fining phase of the clarification process. Before wine is bottled it is usually clarified.