100% Greco Bianco
Selected vineyards in the communes of Tufo, Altavilla Irpina and Montefusco, in the area of Irpinia, in Italy Southern region of Campania. The vineyards lie at an altitude of 550 to 650 meters above sea level.
AGE OF VINES:
Approximately 15 to 20 years old.
PLANT TRAINING AND DENSITY:
All the plants are trained using the Guyot system. Average density is 3.000 plants per hectare, with a maximum yield of 1,8 kg of grapes per plant.
Manual harvest is in mid-October.
The grapes are de-stemmed and delicately pressed. The must is then chilled to 10-12°C and left to rest for approximately 36 hours. Fermentation is carried out using selected yeasts at a controlled temperature of 15 to 16°C. The wine is then left on its lees in stainless steel tanks for approximately three months in order to maximize extraction of complex aromas.