vintage 2013
       vintage 2012
Produced with selected grapes from the Fiano vineyard surrounding the Salza Irpina winery, this wine bears the name of the mother of the Di Meo brothers. Slight over-ripening, manual harvest, maceration on the skins, fermentation at a controlled temperature and 9 years of aging, of which 8 in stainless steel tanks and another 1 in the bottle. The color is a characteristic golden yellow, with hints of the typical flavors of this vine, while on the palate it is very intense and persistent.

Appellation: Alessandra

Grape varieties: Fiano 100%

Production area: Vigna Alessandra, Salza Irpina (AV)

Year of planting: 1995

Altitude: 550 m a.s.l.

Soil composition: clay, semi-limestone

Exposition: North-East

Plant density: 4.500 plants for hectare

Training system: espalier with monolateral Guyot pruning

Average yield: 50 quintals per hectare

Harvest: second decade of October

Vinification: manual harvesting of selected bunches in 15 kg crates, de-stemming and soft pressing of the grapes, maceration on the skins, fermentation at a controlled temperature, rest in steel for 8 years, with a final refinement in the bottle for 12 months.

Organoleptic characteristics: the nose has elegant flower (mimosa, chamomile, broom) and fruity notes (peach, apricot), with pleasant hints of acacia honey, beeswax and smoky flavor. With a very nice golden yellow colour, the wine is consistent, has an optimal structure, a great freshness and high persistence.

Recommended pairings: Andria burrata with langoustine tartare and bottarga; pasta with anglerfish sauce; soufflé.

Available formats: 0,75L; 1,5L

Technical data sheet:
vintage 2013
92+   90
vintage 2010   vintage 2013
90   90
vintage 2012   vintage 2013
95   96
vintage 2012   vintage 2013
annata 2013   annata 2013
annata 2013   annata 2013
Gambero Rosso 2018  
annata 2012   annata 2013