GRECO DI TUFO DOCG
Greco di Tufo is one of the rare white wines to have a great aging potential.
This ancient and prestigeous vine was brought in the province of Avellino by Pelasgians from Thessaly in Greece, in the first century BC.
Greco di Tufo DOCG
Greco di Tufo 100%
VINEYARD AND SOIL
The estates of Tufo and Petruro Irpino are sited mainly on mid-mixture, loose and well drained soils on a South-East exposure and on avarage at 450 m a.s.l. The training system is the espalier with guyot pruning with a density of plantation of 3,000 vines/hectare (about 1,200 vines/acre) on average and an yeald of about 8,000 kg/ha (7,140 lbs/acres) and 2.6 kg/vine (5.8 lbs/vine).
AGE OF VINEYARD
On average 15 years old.
HARVEST PERIOD AND TYPOLOGY
First part of October, manual harvest.
VINIFICATION AND REFINING
Classic white vinification in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. Refines for at least one month in the bottle.