Campania

Campania

Native Vines:

Red

• Aglianico

White

• Greco
• Fiano
 
Important Wines:
• Greco di Tufo
• Fiano di Avellino
• Aglianico di Irpinia
• Taurasi
 
Important Producers:
• Feudi di San Gregorio
• La Guardiense
• Galardi
• Montevetrano
• di Marzo

 

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.

 

our Campanian selection by Winemaker / Estate...

Caveat
Bat and Bottle is Emma and me, there are no teams of copywriters or agencies helping us out and we are constantly limited by time.  For excellent sources of information go to my blog where I have embedded useful links.  These scribblings are personal and flawed. 

 

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  1. di Marzo. Vesuvia Rosso

    Pepper, redcurrant and bramble, round and warm, a delicious straightforward supple red with rosehip, damson, burnt strawberry and spice flavours.  


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

    Full lime, passion and jasmine scented fruit.  Mineral with tight, an absolutely classic Greco that demonstrates the grape’s reputation to make white wines that satisfy red wine drinkers.


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