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Fattoria La Rivolta

The estate is located in the municipality of Torrecuso (province of Benevento) in the Italian region Campania, The family business, which is over 100 years old, is managed by Paolo Cotroneo today. Vincenzo Mercurio is the cellar master and Giuseppe Tribuno the oenologist. The modernly restored wine cellar dates back to the late 18th century. The vineyards cover 29 hectares of vineyards on limestone and clayey volcanic rock soils. They are planted with the red varieties Aglianico, Greco Nero and Piedirosso, as well as with the white varieties Coda di Volpe Bianca, Falanghina, Fiano and Greco Bianco. Since 1998, vineyards and cellars have been grown according to the guidelines of organic farming ICEA certification worked. During the vinification, great importance is attached to the type and vineyard typical. It will be the DOC / DOCG wines Sannio and Aglianico del Taburno, as well as various IGT wines. The flagship is the DOCG wine "Terra di Rivolta" Aglianico del Taburno Riserva (18 months barrique, 18 months bottle). Around 150,000 bottles of wine are produced annually, of which 30% are exported, including overseas to the USA, Canada and Japan.

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