Campania Rosso I.G.T.
Don Generoso, from the name of Erminia, Generoso and Roberto Di Meo
grandfather, is a valuable blend wine produced with Aglianico and Piedirosso
grapes, coming from a historic vineyard. Aged for at least 18 months in tonneau, it
is very complex and elegant at the nose and is characterised by a perfect balance
and good structure. Great wine for ageing, produced just in some vintages and in
Appellation: Campania Rosso I.G.T.
Grape varieties: Aglianico 80%; Piedirosso 20%
Production area: Paternopoli (AV)
Year of planting: end of 1800 (pre-phylloxera vineyard)
Altitude: 530 m a.s.l.
Soil composition: melted, rich in lapillus, slightly acid
Plant density: 1.000 plants for hectare
Training system: starzeta (Avellino tennecchia) with candelabrum pru
Average yield: 25 quintals per hectare
Harvest: first decade of November
Vinification: manual harvest of selected bunches in 15 kg baskets, skin maceration, fermentation at around 28°C for 25-30 days, during which pump-ov er and délestages are executed periodically. Following the first racking, a malolactic fermentation is done, then the wine goes to large tonneau for 18 months, with a final ageing in bottle for 18 months.
Organoleptic characteristics: ruby red, with dark hints of black cherry, plum, date, brine and roasted notes. Pleasant tannins, decisive fresh and savoury boost , long persistence.
Recommended pairings: pappardelle with wild boar ragout; sausages with turnip greens; lamb cutles.
Available formats: 0,75L; 1,5L
Technical data sheet:
|vintage 2004||vintage 2010|