Greco di Tufo DOCG 2018

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Villa Matilde

Greco di Tufo DOCG 2018

Region: Italy / Campania
Grapes: 100% Greco

Greco di Tufo is located around Altavilla irpina, Tufo and Chianche (Campania). In the heart of Irpinia, the tufaceous soil gives Greco grapes distinct elegance of taste and strong personality, typical of the wines obtained from grapes in this area, giving strong emotions to every sip. Gentle pressing, then chilled gravity settling, followed by fermentation off the skins. Matured in steel for about 4 months.

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2018 vintage
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harvest note

The 2018 vintage was characterized by complex climatic conditions sometimes with almost tropical weather. A mild winter was followed by snow in early march which increased the humidity of environment. The rest of the spring was characterized by extreme heat peaks alternating with some rainfall especially in summer which created high humidity. In June the rains started to give a little respite, favoring a regular flowering and in a fairly short time. The month of August was marked by some brief afternoon thunderstorms maintaining very warm temperatures. Overall, the development of vegetation was fast, continuous and vigorous. The large temperature range has slowed down the maturation process, favoring the synthesis of primary aromas and secondary precursors and preserving very fresh acidity. This vintage shows grapes with excellent health.

tasting note

From the straw yellow color, this Greco di Tufo offers a rich bouquet of ripe fruits, from white peach to apricot, sweet almond that meld with exquisitely mineral and citrus notes. On the palate, the vigorous taste is rich, complex and fresh at the same time, completing a wine of great personality.

food pairing

Lobster, pizza, or any seafood pasta dishes.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Greco
APPELLATION: Campania
PH: 3.42
ACIDITY: 5.5 g/l
ABV: 13.5%
AGING: In steel for about 4 months
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 1.7 g/l

points of distinction

  • 100% Greco
  • Aged for 4 months in steel
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Villa Matilde is an immortal wine with more than 3000 years of history. It is known to be the most prestigious and valuble wine during the Roman age and the favorite drink of the Emperors and Poets.


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