BIBI GRAETZ SCORES 100 POINTS WITH TESTAMATTA

TUSCANY'S BIBI GRAETZ

DEFIES THE ODDS

AND PRODUCES

MEMORABLE TUSCAN WINES.

One would think a degree in winemaking from

California's UC Davis or the like

would be a prerequisite to making a perfect wine.

Not in the case of Bibi Graetz.

Artist, renaissance man, and all around awesome guy,

Bibi has an uncanny ability to instill beauty in his wines;

by instinct, taste, and feel...rather than formal education.


My love of Bibi's wines began in Las Vegas circa 2007.

As a sommelier at Caesar's Palace, I worked the floor

five nights a week at our Italian Restaurant, Rao's.

I loved the energy of this room.

We sat roughly 500 guests a night.

The hum out of the kitchen was electric.

Wine was flowing, both by the glass

and table side by servers and sommeliers.

I loved turning guests on to new wines,

broadening their palates, seeing them smile.

One wine making guests grin ear to ear was

Testamatta by Bibi Graetz.

BIBI GRAETZ began making

wine in 2000.

Tuscans previously knew him

for his artwork,

and reputation for being

a true renaissance man-

constantly in search of beauty.

His quest led him to wine and

without a formal education

in oenology or viticulture,

Bibi launched his flagship wine, Testamatta.

There was no looking back now!







Testamatta translates to

Crazy head in English.

Loosely, it refers to a person

that has a strong personality,

distinctive style.

Someone with a positive attitude

and creativity.

Testamatta perfectly reflects

Bibi's flare.

It is a Supertuscan,

but unlike its counterparts,

it is 100% Sangiovese.

100% Italian.

Just like Bibi!



It drinks both ready to impress

and with long legs for years to come.

Both a marathon and a sprint-

full of red fruit, earth, and a lustrous mineral-driven finish.

Bibi has said this bottling is

"one of the greatest wines"

he has ever made!



DECANTER MAGAZINE

AWARDED THE 2018 TESTAMATTA

A PERFECT 100 PTS!

NOT MANY PEOPLE HAVE THE CHANCE

TO EXPERIENCE A PERFECT WINE

IN THEIR LIFETIME. YOU CAN!

-AVAILABLE AT SOMM WINES​-

$125.99/ bottle


Yes, Bibi makes some expensive wines.

Testamatta, Colore, and a Cannaiolo.

He also believes we should

drink some great juice, at a great price,

in between those special bottles.

This is why he created

the CASAMATTA wines.



CASAMATTA, which

translates to Crazy house in English,

completely applies to Bibi's life!

Artist, winemaker, husband,

and father of four kiddos...

he has his work cut out for him.

This white wine is a blend of Vermentino, Trebbiano, and Ansonica, which grows on the Isola de Giglio,

off the Italian coast.

As it is very treacherous ground,

50 meters in altitude and sun/wind beaten, it produces very bright, intense fruit to balance to ease of the Vermentino and Trebbiano.

Drink up! It's delicious.

PERFECT FOR SUMMER

$24.99 / bottle




His Casamatta Rosso is a yummy blend of Sangiovese, Cannaiolo, and Colorino.

It is a juicy, fruit forward,

perfect example of Tuscany in a glass.

The cherry fruit, followed by rose petal, dark Earth, and herbs.

Bright acidity to welcome food pairings. Literally your new favorite house red wine.

Did I mention he makes a rosato?!

100% Sangiovese pressed and fermented

like you would a white wine.

It's all fresh watermelon, strawberry, and bubblegum... in a great way!

BOTH SELECTIONS

$24.99 / bottle




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