AGLIANICO CAMPANIA IGT
Irpinia terroir is particularly suited to viticulture because of its unique pedoclimatic characteristics influenced by the volcanic material of Vesuvius. It is the land of autochthonous viticulture in which the Aglianico grapevine is greatly diffused and is well known for its quality performance.
Aglianico Campania IGT
VINEYARD AND SOIL
The estates for the production of the Aglianico Campania are located mainly on clay soils with a South-East exposure at 400 m a.s.l. on average. The training system is the espalier with guyot or cordon spur pruning system and the density of plantation of 4.000 vines/ha on average and the yeald is of about 8,000 kg/ha (7,100 lbs/acres) and 2 kg/vine (4.40 lbs/vine).
AGE OF THE VINEYARDS
On average 15 years old..
HARVEST PERIOD AND TYPOLOGY
End of October/beginning of November, manual harvest.
VINIFICATION AND REFINING
Vinification with long maceration of the skins at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks.
Refines for 10 months in oak barrels.