Cantina Giardino
T’ara Rà 2021

  • Region Irpinia, Campania, Italy
  • Grapes Greco
  • Vineyard Organic
  • Cellar Fermented with native yeasts, unfiltered & unfined, no additional sulphites
  • ABV 13.5%
  • Size 750ml

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About the Wine

Greco from Santa Paolina and one of the highest vineyards in Campania at 650 meters above sea level. The grapes were fermented on their skins for four days, before a year of ageing in old barrels of chestnut. From soils of tufo, this is compact and powerful, pairing firm tannins with pronounced notes of petroleum, smoke, mandarin and spice. Perhaps the best version of this wine we have tried.

About Cantina Giardino

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. Wines are raised in a combination of terracotta amphorae and large casks made from local woods and are bottled unfiltered, with no additions at all. The resulting wines are singular, vivid expressions of grape and place.

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