Colli di Lapio

Alexandros Greco di Tufo DOCG - 2019

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Greco di Tufo is a thrilling appellation from Campania. The vines thrive on the complex soils of volcanic elements, tuff rock, and limestone soil locally called "tufo" which gives the wines a sharp mineral character.

Colli di Lapio is situated 480 m above sea level and it has a dry and breezy climate ideal for winegrowing. In the 18th century, many small family owners grew Fiano grapes, including the Romano family. Then Clelia Romano established the winery in 1994 in Lapio, this commune produces wine based on the Fiano and Aglianico variety under the appellation of Fiano di Avellino DOCG and Taurasi DOCG but they have also vines in Tufo where it is located the area Greco di Tufo DOCG district, these are the most astonishing wine area of southern Italy.

Description:

Star bright golden yellow. The powerful intensity with ripe pear, yellow peach, honeydew melon, honeysuckle. Tasty and rich palate with a long dry-mineral finish.

The wines are vinified in steel tanks.