That is one of the oldest Italian grape varieties, it shows from its precise representation in a beautiful fresco of Pompeii, dated one hundred years before Christ, in which a lover complains press ' a little so: "You are really icy and ice that ier evening the Greek wine is missing Could have warmed you… ". Coming from the Greek Thessaly, the Greek of Tufa is excellent wine, tasty and famous in the world, esteemed for its great personality. DOC for over thirty years and today DOCG, is obtained from Greek vines and fox tail.
Area produced in eight municipalities to the north of Avellino.
Quiet kind of meal.
Minimum gradation 11.5 °.
Clear, pleasant, characteristic fragrance.
Delicate flavor, fruity, with almond and peach aftertaste.
What is the FIANO DI AVELLINO?
The excellent wine obtained from the ancient Viti, has always met the favor and taste of connoisseurs. In fact, Frederick II of Swabia ordered the purchase of a significant quantity for his personal reserve; Charles of Anjou, of these vines, made it implanted in the royal vineyards of Puglia. A wine of great finesse and elegance, the Fiano confirms for itself the wine-growing vocation of Irpinia and its international reputation, and is one of the few white wines suitable for prolonged ageing.
It is obtained from the homonymous grape, with the eventual addition of Greek, tail of Fox and Tuscan Trebbiano.
Area twenty-six municipalities of the province of Avellino.
Quiet kind of meal.
Minimum gradation 12 °
Medium Straw color
Harmonic taste reminiscent of the hazelnut.
What is TAURASI?
Of Samnite origins, the municipality of the green Irpinia which gives it the name dominates the whole valley of the warmth. This wine, whose fame has crossed the national borders, is derived from the best grape of antiquity, one of the most prestigious Italian wine, Aglianico: Clusters of medium size, cylinder-conical shape, round berries and blue color. Introduced in Magna Graecia since the foundation of Cuma, such precious "Hellenic life" gives very different wines depending on the places where it is cultivated and here certainly offers an excellent interpretation of its qualities. At present it is vinified with the most modern technologies, but always respecting the tradition, so it is one of the very few Italian wines which foresees an ageing (obligatory) of three years, of which
One in chestnut or oak casks. After four years of ageing, it can qualify as a "reserve". The demand for Taurasi coming from abroad is constantly growing, especially from the wineries and flagship restaurants in the United States, Japan, England, Switzerland and Germany.
Production area: Taurasi and seventeen municipalities, in the province of Avellino.
Type of wine: quiet meal.
Minimum gradation: 12 °.
Color: Intense garnet red (which buys orange reflections with aging).
Bouquet: Pleasant, ethereal, intense.
Taste: dry, full. Harmonious.
Optimum Age: from 4 to 8 years.
Serve at 18-20 °, with red meat, game and spit-roasted game, seasoned cheeses.