Vesuvio is an active volcano located at 1280 meter on the Gulf of Naples. Vesuvius wine area is the area between the Vesuvio and the hills surrounding it up to the shore. Grapes grow in a volcanic, dark and porous soil making the wine dense and mineral. This soil does not require water due to the high captured humidity released during summer time.
Our wines produced in this area are Lacryma Christi Rosso, with Piedirosso grapes, and Lacryma Christi Bianco made with both Coda di Volpe and Falanghina. Grapes, both red and white, come from Boscotrecase (located on the south side of Vesuvius) with volcanic, sandy and rich of mineral soil. Final products have smooth, fresh and savory taste as well as fine flowers and fruits olfactory features.
Irpinia, in the central section of Campanian Apennines, is divided in two sub-regions by Calore river. The soil characteristics, volcanic and rich of mineral, together with the presence of both mountains and valleys, high temperature excursion and enough water, allow Irpinia to be a perfect area for vineyards.
I Tre Mori Taurasi and Aglianico Irpinia are made with grapes of Venticano and Pietradefusi, located on the left side of Caloreriver. Those areas with low slopes and altitude of the hills have higher temperature compared with all the other Irpinia zones. It is present a typical clay soil that in some places is dissolved with more loam and sand. All above microclimate aspects are reflected in our wines, made with 100% Aglianico, and producing an intense color, soft taste and spice flavorsolfactory features.
Majority of Fiano grapes are from Lapio. The altitude of this area, around 500 meters AMSL, together with windy and dry climate make the optimal condition for the vineyards. Result is straw yellow wine, with flavors olfactory features as well as great elegance and extra-fine minerality taste.
I Tre Mori Greco is produced with grapes from Montefusco in a clay soil rich of ferrous. Those characteristics make a wine with citrus fruits olfactory features, fresh and mineral taste.
Finally is worthy to mention that Greco is a red wine dressed-up in white, since is the Campanian grape that make the wine with longer life.
SannioBeneventano is the widest area of Campania for vineyards presence with half of the overall wine production. Located in the heart of the Appenino Sannita (Southern Apennines) that require to be crossed in order to move from Tirrenio to Adriatic coast and vice versa. Our grapes, both red and white, are from the hills of Castelvenere and surrounding districts.
Soil, manily clay-calcareous , elevation, around 400 meters AMSL, and climate, hot during the day light and fresh air in the evening, allow the production of wines with intense aromas, balanced and able to age.
Harvest for our Coda di Volpe is anticipated of few weeks, due to the low grape acidity, in order to have a fresh wine. Its aromas and the soft taste let the wine to be very easy for food pairing and enjoyable to drink.