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Greco di Tufo

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita /// Bianco
Greco di Tufo

The wine appears straw yellow, and boasts a long-lingering, rich bouquet of white peach, apricot, and sweet almond that meld with mineral and citrus notes. The vigorous palate is crisp and complex, completing a wine of great personality and varietal fidelity.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
12°C
CELLARING CAPACITY
4 years
BOTTLE SIZE
750 ml
FIRST VINTAGE
2004
SOIL PROFILE
Tuff, with marly clay and sulphur
YEAR VINEYARDS PLANTED
Various years, between 1956 and 1980
VINEYARD ELEVATION
400-500 metres
HARVEST PERIOD
Second decade of October
VINEYARD DENSITY
2,500-3,000 vines/hectare
TRAINING SYSTEM
Simple Guyot and spurred cordon
YIELD IN WINE (litres/hectare)
3,000
VINIFICATION
Gentle pressing, then chilled gravity settling, followed by fermentation off the skins.
MATURATION
In steel for about 4 months
GRAPE VARIETIES
100% greco
GROWING AREA
Altavilla in Irpinia, Tufo and Chianche

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