Ferrara family wine production is known to have existed since the beginning of 20th century and in its second half Benito established the winery with its own private cellar, developing it with his wife Michelina. Currently the winery is held by Gabrilelle, Benito’s daughter, and his husband Sergio Ambrosino, with her mother Michelina precious suggestions.
The winery, included in the same family-house building, lies in San Paolo, a district of Tufo in Avellino province, with a 14 hectares of vineyards extension, at an altitude between 400 and 500 meters over the sea level, with a very limited production of no more than 60.000 bottles per year.
In vineyards the approach is conventional but the use of synthetic substances is prudent and careful, always reduced to the minimum. In the cellar after the manual harvesting happens the traditional maceration for about 3 days, the subsequent soft pressing and the fermentation on stainless steel. For what concern Greco di Tufo Vigna Cicogna the wine mature for seven months again in steel on fine lees, with frequent batonnage, and rest in glass for at least two months before being released.
This intense straw yellow with deep golden reflections 2017 vintage smells of yellow plum, white peach and pink grapefruit, with nuances of linden, white pepper, garrigue and hazelnut. The mouthfeel is full and creamy but very elegant, with a long yellow fruit softness balanced by a right acidity, with a very long and characteristic savory and almond finish.
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