Campania

Campania

our Campanian selection by Winemaker / Estate...

 

Naples is the capital of this fertile region, carpeted with vines, hazelnut and forest.  It is beautiful and dramatic countryside and has more than a touch of wildness to it. 

Greco di Tufo DOCG
This is a white wine made from the grape Greco, grown in and around Tufo.  The flavour from grapes actually grown in Tufo is quite particular, the name means a soft rock, in this case it is volcanic and in Tufo there are areas rich in sulphur.

Taurasi DOCG
The wines from Taurasi were awarded their DOCG in 1970.  It is a red appellation whose wines must be Aglianico (85% or more).  The minimum ageing is three years, one of which must be in wood.  Until the early part of the 1990’s there was only one producer, Mastroberardino, now there are over 200.

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  1. di Marzo. Aglianico Irpinia 'Storiche' 2012

    Savoury, smoky damson fruit, fine tannin, an elegant and deeply flavoured wine with a long future ahead.


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  2. di Marzo. Greco di Tufo 'Franciscus' 2015

    A wine with purpose, there is a controlled firmness beneath the floral aromas that are shot through with peach stone and honey.  Intense and fresh, a mineral core with lime, jasmine, ripe herb and peach stone flavours.  


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  3. di Marzo. Greco di Tufo Spumante Brut 'Anni Venti'

    Lime herb and orange peel, intense and mineral, very long and elegant with a touch of dried apricot on the finish.


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  4. di Marzo. Greco di Tufo 'Somnium Scipionis' 2012

    Some years in bottle has cooled if not dampened the ardour of this wine, perhaps it is now more elegant, with pure deep ripe lemon, mineral with bitter lemon on the finish.  Deliciously mineral, with herb and floral nuances.


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  5. di Marzo. Taurasi Horeca 'Albertus' 2009

    This one is an epic, deep and rich, loaded with damson and cherry but what sets it apart from other Taurasi is the elegance and freshness harnessed to power.


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