Cantina Giardino

 

Acantina-giardino.jpgntonio 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. Wines are raised in a combination of terracotta amphorae and large casks made from local woods and bottled unfiltered, with no additions at all. The resulting wines are singular, vivid  Antonio and Daniela De Gruttola seek out old vineyards in Irpinia, high in the hills of Campania. They champion and preserve the region’s ative 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. Wines are raised in a combination of terracotta amphorae and large casks made from local woods and bottled unfiltered, with no additions at all. The resulting wines are singular, vivid expressions of grape and place.

  • Cantina Giardino T’ara Rà 2016 | Wayward Wines

    Cantina Giardino T’ara Rà 2017

    This is Greco from one of the highest vineyards in Campania at 650 metres above sea level. It spends six days on skins, before a year of ageing in old barrels of chestnut, mulberry and acacia. From soils of tufo with a high percentage of sulphur, as...

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  • Sébastien Riffault Raudonas 2013 | Wayward Wines

    Cantina Giardino Anfora Bianco 2017 MAGNUM

    A 60:40 blend of Coda di Volpe and Fiano from a fifty year old parcel around 500 metres above sea level. This spends three days on skins and a year in sandstone amphorae. Bottled by the magnum, this is wonderfully fragrant, saline and refreshing...

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  • Cantina Giardino Tutu 2017 | Wayward Wines

    Cantina Giardino Tutu 2017

    From a ninety year old vineyard some 400 metres above sea level, this is the only Fiano they have released from the vintage, with no Gaia or Sophia being made with the grape this year. It spent four days on skins and a year in old cherry wood casks. This...

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  • Cantina Giardino Volpe Rosa 2017 | Wayward Wines

    Cantina Giardino Volpe Rosa 2017

    From just two rows of seventy five year old vines planted with the rare pink kind of Coda di Volpe some 500 metres above sea level. This spends two days on skins, before being pressed off to chestnut casks for élevage. Reflecting the vintage, this...

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  • Cantina Giardino T’ara Rà 2012 | Wayward Wines

    Cantina Giardino T’ara Rà 2012

    This is Greco from one of the highest vineyards in Campania at 650 metres above sea level. It spends six days on skins, before a year of ageing in old barrels of chestnut, mulberry and acacia. From soils of tufo with a high percentage of sulphur, as...

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  • Cantina Giardino Le Fole 2014 | Wayward Wines

    Cantina Giardino Le Fole 2016

    This is Aglianico from a remote vineyard around 75 years old. It sees a month of maceration and two years élevage in old chestnut casks. Full of old vines complexity, this is blessed with firm tannins, sappy acidity and dark,...

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  • Cantina Giardino Paski 2016 | Wayward Wines

    Cantina Giardino Paski 2017

    This is wine that, to us, tastes as if you were being transported back in time to the region's past. The wine is rustic, honest and authentic not to mention incredibly drinkable - the perfect companion to a hearty lunch or dinner, just as the wine is...

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