• Greco di Tufo DOCG 2018

      Greco di Tufo DOCG 2018

      Very pretty and rich Greco di Tufo with aromas of flowers, almonds, peaches and tropical fruits. On the palate with good structure and finesse. The full-bodied taste delivers notes of ripe apricot and pineapple, honey and smoke, perfectly balanced by the refreshing acidity. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A tangy and fresh greco with lots of sliced-lemon, lime, mineral and stone character. Medium body. Bright acidity. Vibrant and textured finish with lots of flavor." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :92 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Greco
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 4 months stainless steel
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,95 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 3,60 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,15 g/l
      • Sulfite: 89 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,44
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      13070218 ·  0,75 l · 14,95 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      11,21 €
    • Aglianico Irpinia DOC 2017

      Aglianico Irpinia DOC 2017

      The pure Aglianico presents itself very well: clear, fresh, clean, with accents of exotic herbs and red fruits, in addition a harmoniously flowing, full-bodied taste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A smoky note up front underscores the baked cherry and dried fig fruit on the palate of this medium- to full-bodied red. Accents of cured tobacco and spice linger on the finish, firmed by well-knit tannins." Wine Spectator

      • Bibenda:
      • Wine Spectator :90 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Aglianico
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 6 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      13072117 · 0,75 l · 15,47 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      11,60 €
    • "Empatia" Fiano di Avellino DOCG 2018 (BIO)

      “Empatia” Fiano di Avellino DOCG 2018 (BIO)

      In the nose very appealing aromas of dried tropical fruits, white flowers, spices and a delicate nutty note. Full and round on the palate, supported at the same time by a certain acidity and a beautiful freshness. In the long final salty-mineral notes. An exceptional piano with great potential for maturity. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Aromas of limes, lemons and rosemary follow through to a full body, tangy fruit with lively acidity and lots of flavors. Some smoke. White pepper. From organically grown grapes." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :90 points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Fiano
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel on the fine yeast
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-007
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      13070818 · 0,75 l · 24,56 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      18,42 €
    • "Aletheia" Greco di Tufo DOCG 2017

      “Aletheia” Greco di Tufo DOCG 2017

      The strictly selected grapes of this Greco in Riserva quality come from the Santa Paolina vineyard. The wine matures 12 months on the fine yeast and only 3,300 bottles are sold in selected specialist shops and restaurants. Brilliant light yellow with golden reflections. In the bouquet yellow fruits such as apricot and peach, in addition grassy-herbal notes. On the palate full and round, with a subtle creaminess, very complex and spicy. Despite its opulence and fullness of flavour, it is precise and fresh and has a wonderful ageing potential. SUPERIORE.DE

      "This is my first taste of this new wine from Donnachiara. The 2017 Greco di Tufo Aletheia takes a cheerful and carefree approach to the Greco grape with citrus fruit, pear, white melon, honey and crushed mineral. The wine is transparent and luminous in appearance with a fresh, simple and forthcoming delivery of aromas. A selection of the best fruit from the Santa Paolina vineyard with tufo-rich soils is used. No malolactic fermentation was allowed, and the wine is sharp and extra crispy as a result. Some 3,300 numbered bottles were made." Robert Parker

      "This boasts beautiful nectarines and peaches, not to mention grass and fresh herbs. Full-bodied and intense with oily complexity, yet tightly wound and tangy." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :92 points
      • Robert Parker:90+ points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Greco
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 12 months stainless steel on the fine yeast
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      13070717 · 0,75 l · 25,87 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      19,40 €
    • Taurasi Riserva DOCG 2008

      Taurasi Riserva DOCG 2008

      A wine that captivates with charisma and disarming depth. Aroma of delicate fruit, chalk and cigars. Aristocratic and long in taste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A rich yet well-cut red, with bright acidity and fine tannins backing pure blackberry, cassis, briar and tar notes. The long finish opens up with hints of savory herb and earth." Wine Spectator

      "This Taurasi, made from Southern Italy’s noble Aglianico grape, unfolds with earthy aromas of tilled soil, black fruit and flint. The palate delivers a core of tight black cherry, tobacco, white pepper and smoke notes along with big velvety tannins." Wine Enthusiast

      "A wine with lots of juicy fruit and a spicy, lightly toasted oak character. Full and flavorful. Why wait?" James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Wine Spectator :92 points
      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Wine Enthusiast:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Aglianico
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,00 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,40 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,60 g/l
      • Sulfite: 90 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,70
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      13072308 · 0,75 l · 48,73 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      36,55 €
    About the winemakers
    Donnachiara
    Campania
    Donnachiara

    The Donnachiara winery is worth a special mention. Chiara Petitto had inherited some vineyards, which her husband Umberto, an experienced and wealthy entrepreneur from Avellino, extended by the purchase of very good sites in the mountainous hinterland of Naples, called Irpinia, and with the support of the family in a few years to a solid Campanian winegrower's business developed. What started out as a hobby has now become a resolutely run family project that focuses on consistently high quality rather than quantity in wine production in the Avellino wine region.

    The expressive drops from Montefalcione, which were extended by two labels a few years ago, are a great pleasure to drink because of the very successful synthesis of terroir, local grape variety selection and wine knowledge. Today, the winery, founded in 2005, is managed by Chiaras and Umbertos strong-willed daughter Ilaria. The winemaker is supported in her work by cellar master Angelo Valentino and a young, well-trained team.

    The young company Donnachiara, whose family roots go back about 150 years with the first vineyards, owns 23 hectares of vines mostly planted with Aglianico and some leased land. For Fiano, Greco and Falanghina grapes are bought from other wine houses. The young cellar master understands his profession masterfully. He succeeds again and again in producing high class wines from Fiano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo with deep minerality and very strong character by means of spontaneous fermentation. The white wines age in steel tanks, the long yeast storage gives them a full-bodied and fruity character. The red aromatic plants prepared from Aglianico - sometimes also "Barolos of the South" called - clearly show a modern style.

    Ilaria Petitto and Angelo Valentino benefit from the volcanic landscape around Vesuvius, especially near the provincial town of Avellino, which consists mainly of limestone, tuff and clay. The exceptionally good terroir was partly responsible for the fact that the Petitto family was represented in the Top 100 of the loudly Wine Spectatorbest and most interesting wines with their products for the first time in 2012. In conclusion, I think it can be said that The mission of Donnachiara is to rediscover and emphasize the typical characteristics, scents and aromas of the millennia-old Irpinia wines. SUPERIORE.DE

    "Above all, it is thanks to the consistency of its services that the Petitto family business can remain extremely stable in the competitive Avellino area."Gambero Rosso

    Facts

    • Year of foundation: 2005
    • Owners: Umberto, Chiara and Ilaria Petitto
    • Cellarmaster: Angelo Valentino
    • Annual production: approx. 200,000 bottles
    • Vineyard: approx. 30 hectares
    • Conventional cultivation