Trebulanum (Casavecchia)

Alois_Trebulanum_100.jpgWinery: Alois
Pontelatone (Casserta), Italy
Appellation: Campania
Designation: IGT

 Site: Volcanic soils from estate vineyards in the foothills of the Caiatini Mountains; the Cesone vineyard is clay and calcareous soil. Vine training is low espallier with Guyot pruning; plant density is 5200 plants/Ha.

Grapes: 100% Casavecchia, the most important native grape in Caserta province.

Fermentation and Aging: Trebulanum is fermented in stainless steel after a maceration of 22 days. Aged in New French barrique for 12 months, then rests in bottle for 8 months before being released.

Notes: Trebulanum is a unique, blue-blooded wine with ancient origins and long life. Pairs well with grilled beef or lamb.