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Cantina Giardino


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Antonio and Daniela De Gruttola seek out old vineyards in Irpinia, high in the hills of Campania. They champion and preserve the region’s native varietals, old vines and an age old way of tending them.

The vines are set at altitude and are planted over the region’s vibrant volcanic soils. Vineyard work is done by hand, organically and a combination of great farming and low yields results in healthy, characterful fruit. In the cantina, Antonio takes a no-nonsense approach with the intention of letting this terroir express itself in full. The grapes ferment naturally without temperature control and fermentation can continue for months.

This one off comes after a portion of their old Coda di Volpe vineyard in Montemarano ended up at just 10% of alcohol after harvest was interrupted with weeks of rain. The delicate grapes were macerated gently for just two days before being pressed off for a short rest in vat. As the name suggests, these unique circumstances have rendered a light, fruity and fragrant wine that offers refreshment at any time of day.

Producer  Cantina Giardino

Origin Ariano Irpino, Campania, Italy

Grapes 100% Coda di Volpe

Vintage 2019

Alcohol 10% ABV

Style Medium body macerated white

Bottle size 750ml 

Winemaking Manual harvested, macerated on skins for 2 days, fermented with indigenous yeast in stainless steel, short rest in stainless steel. Unfiltred and unfined. No added sulphites.

Notes  Natural, Organic