Pale lemon in colour, with perfumes of citrus and a touch of stone fruit. Rich yet fresh with a lime zest character, which comes from the Greco fruit, balancing the richness.
Valentino Sciotti (of Vesevo, Gran Sasso and other Farnese estates) took over this small co-operative in Basilicata in Acerenza in the heart of the Aglianico del Vulture zone in 2008. Consultant winemaker Alberto Antonini, now works with talented young Dennis Verdicchia, and together they managed to capture the character of the grapes and the zone superbly in the bottle. According to Alberto, this is a beautiful area, isolated and uncontaminated, and almost like stepping back in time a few.. read more
The grapes were chilled on arrival at the winery, gently crushed and fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. The wine remained in tank until bottling to maximise freshness.