Wine I Capitani, "Serum" Greco di Tufo DOCG
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Reviews of purchase I Capitani, "Serum" Greco di Tufo DOCG
The wine is straw-yellow with golden reflections.
The wine has a very delicate, pleasant, harmonious, restrained and persistent taste with notes of fruits and minerals.
The aroma of wine is strong and persistent, with hints of Renet, apple citrus fruit and yellow gorse flowers.
The wine is fine with the quality of an aperitif, combined with fish, shellfish, pasta with cabbage and sea bass, Italian noodles (Pappardelle), risotto with mushrooms, and also with soft cheeses.
"Serum" Greco di Tufo is one of Italy's most exclusive wines. This white wine has an intense color and a balanced, refined taste. Greco di Tufo was the first wine from the Campania, which took a serious place in the international wine scene and introduced wine lovers to Irpinia. Vines of Greco di Tufo were brought from Greece, so the wine from it was long called "Greco Wine". Confirmation of the ancient origin of the variety is the fresco found in Pompeii, dating back to the first century BC, where "grape wine" is directly mentioned. Originally, Greco di Tufo was grown on the slopes of Vesuvius, and then it was cultivated in different zones of Campania, more suitable for viticulture.
Grape for making wine "Serum" grows on high slopes, where the whole year cool enough air temperature. Thanks to special technologies for growing grapes and producing wine, "Serum" ripens quite quickly and it can be drunk almost immediately after release.
The history of I Capitani is more than one hundred years old. It began in the late XIX century in the province of Avellino, where the best grapes were grown in Italy. The founding fathers were the Cefalo family (nicknamed "I Capitani"), who started their work on fertile soils in the Bosco Fiano of Torre-le-Nochel in the heart of Irpinia. The family compares its history with the growth of the vine: after winter pruning, it loses its former charm, so that in the spring life will again be filled. So the family winery went through hardships and losses, so that it could grow with new strength and create new wines.
The main goal of the winery is to promote the wines of Irpinia, a rich and harsh territory that gives an amazing grape variety, embodied in authentic and characteristic wines.
Today the company is located in the province of Torre le Nocelle, where guests are invited to appreciate the hospitality and wealth of vineyards and olive groves. Here is the headquarters of the winery. Owners themselves call themselves farmers, who always stand on their knees in front of a vine grape. So they express their special attitude to the traditions of winemaking, when the fruits were harvested by hand.
Owners believe that the soil is a fertile soil, a unique climate and the preservation of the traditions of winemaking. Vineyards I Capitani - the pearl of the region. Work and experience allowed to create a company that promotes the traditions and characteristics of the wines of Irpinia all over the world.
Vineyards do not use nitrogen fertilizers and chemicals for baiting the parasites, carefully approach the cultivation of the soil and harvest grapes. Anyone can come to the vineyard, the owners actively support wine tourism.