From the encounter between the Greco Bianco (85%) and the Gaglioppo (15%) comes this white wine with a strongly territorial character. A few hours of maceration for the Greco and light pressing for the Gaglioppo, then spontaneous fermentation and aging in steel with rest on the lees for 8 months. The result is an intense expressive charge, sure adherence to the Mediterranean terroir and indisputable originality.
Drinking and storing
Great for an aperitif
An interesting orange wine, suitable for entertaining and a good match to antipasti
Winemaker. And that's it. This is Francesco De Franco. Celebrated also by the New York Times, but with his hands firmly planted in the earth. An emigrant, he returned to Calabria to devote himself to wine with long macerations and very low yields, as in the past. He was one of the very first to understand that Cirò, a great Calabrian red wine made from Gaglioppo grapes, should be made without excessive structure and opulence. Clays and marls...