Taurasi is produced on the hills in the province of Avellino in the municipalities of Taurasi, Lapio, Montemarano, Paternopoli.
Exposure and altitude of vineyards:
south-east between 500 and 600 meters a.s.l.
Nature of the soil:
clayey especially in the areas of Montemarano, sandy in the others.
espalier with guyot or spurred cordon pruning.
3000 plants per hectare.
Vineyard average age:
Yield per hectare:
60q per hectare.
the grapes are hand-picked and selected and sent for destemming and pressing. The must is then fermented in steel containers at a controlled temperature and left to macerate on the skins for 15 days with 5 pumpovers per day. It then matures in French oak barriques for about 18 months with further refinement in bottle for 24 months.
French oak barriques.
Maturation in bottle:
red meat, braised meat, game, mature cheeses and dishes based on spices and truffles. Meditation wine.
First year of production: