Virgo Campania Falanghina IGT

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Villa Raiano was founded in 1996 in the old factories of the Basso family’s oil mill, owner of the company in the Raiano hamlet of the municipality of Serino (AV).
Built in 2009, the is structure perfectly integrated into the surrounding environment, surrounded by vineyards and woods. On top of it a panoramic terrace overlooking a wonderful valley carved by the river Sabato which descends proudly from Monte Terminio.

This delicious summer wine from the extreme south of Italy makes you long for Italy. A delicious, light-footed summer wine with a sultry taste of honey, flowers and fresh notes of citrus fruits. The Falanghina grape is still relatively unknown in the Ireland, but in Italy a guarantee for a smooth summer wine that can be drunk on it’s own or over lunch.The artisan winemakers of Villa Raiano are behind this fantastic Virgo Falanghina, you can expect high quality. In addition, all grapes are picked by hand by Gabrizia and her brothers. And you can taste it! A delicious traditional wine that is made with the utmost care in a sustainable way.

 

 

Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Pale Straw
Nose Well balanced aromas of citrus, pineapple, white peach
Palate Fulfilling and balanced acidity, salinity and body. Full and dry back taste

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety Falanghina
Alcohol % 12%
Style Fresh medium to light Dry white
Estate/Producer Villa Raiano
Country Italy
Region Campania-Benevento
Vintage 2019
Vinification The grapes are harvested by hand and carried to the cellar in small boxes to avoid crushing them. The grapes are subjected to gentle crushing of whole bunches to get the free-run juice. Wine making and ageing on fine lees lasts 4 months and takes entirely place in stainless steel tanks.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Can age up to 5 years

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