i Capitani, Serum, Greco di Tufo, Irpinia, DOCG, 2022, Campania, Italy

Producer Profile

The history of the farm, i Capitani, dates back more than a century, seeing its beginning in the late XIX century and all through 1900’s to reach to the present day. A story of commitment and traditions in the hinterland of Campania, exactly in Avellino province, in one of the best areas for wine making in Italy. The protagonists of this story are Cefalo family (nicknamed “i Capitani”) and the fertile hills located in Bosco Faiano district of Torre le Nocelle town in the heart of Irpinia.

A story of work and sacrifice but also of great achievements and successes. The strength and pride of a big family that betting on the job, she wanted to help make her fantastic area increasingly known and appreciated. A story of ups and downs that poetically embodies the vine’s life that every year after cutting of the winter pruning, renews its life and grows back even stronger and more lush than before.

Irpinia, hard but generous land, has ever since shown a great interest for the viticulture with highest production on the land where the hills smoothly run down the valleys of the rivers Calore and Sabato. It is here on these green hills where the vineyards of the Farm Capitani spread in the sun. Vineyards that have been for centuries the pride and boast of the farming tradition of the Cefalo family, made by vines, but, above all, made by vine-dressers that know how to listen to their land.

One big DOC and three very tight DOCG to preserve and protect the fruits of unmistakable hills.

There is no place where it is possible to produce all three DOCG at the same time, the vineyards must be placed in different areas! Only in Lapio and Montefalcione can produce in one vineyard two of them Fiano di Avellino and Taurasi but not all three.

Viticulture

From the most exclusive vine stocks of Irpinia, it is one of the most exclusive I Capitani white wines. The Greco di Tufo DOCG Serum is a white wine with a delicate flavour, intense in colour, a harmonic balance that is simply unmistakable.

Winemaking

Vintage beginning of October, soft crushing and fermentation in controlled temperature.

Tasting Note

Delicate and enduring on the nose, hints of Golden Delicious apples and floral notes, citrus fruit and dried apricot. A lovely rich palate and mouthfeel, layers of intrigue and complexity.

Goes well with

Excellent with fish and shellfish, sushi, grilled or fried fish, seafood pasta or risotto and Mozzarella di Bufala.

Cellaring

Delicious in its youth but due to its complexity it will age well for 2-4 years.

Features

Varieties: Greco di Tufo 100%
Colour: Wite
ABV: 13%
Closure: Natural Cork
Style: Still Wine
Case Size: 6 x 75cl
Country: Italy
Region: Irpinia, Campania
Vintage: 2022
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    Weight 1 kg