Pipoli Greco Fiano 2016 Vigneti del Vulture, Basilicata, Italy

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Pipoli Greco Fiano 2016 Vigneti del Vulture, Basilicata, Italy
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Two native Italian grapes, Greco and Fiano, join forces in this aromatic, peach scented wine from the volcanic slopes of Mount Vulture in Basilicata. Intensely juicy, fresh and rounded, this is great with a simple grilled fish but also pairs well with a creamy fruit dessert such as syllabub. Sustainable production and suitable for vegetarians.

Buy this if….you want an aromatic white with lots of delicate fruit..

'A fist fight between a peach and a pineapple.'
Olly Smith, Three Wine Men Tasting, Nov 2015.
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Percentage Alcohol

12.0

Region

Basilicata

Grape

Dual Varietal

Country

Italy

Style

Dry

Vintage

2016

Food Match

Thai, Vegetarian, White Fish

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The Producer

Valentino Sciotti took over this small cooperative in Basilicata (the arch in Italy's heel) in the heart of the Aglianico del Vulture region in 2008. The region is dominated by the extinct Mount Vulture and farmers today are reaping the rewards from the volcanos' destructive past thanks to the mineral-rich soils which lend complexity to the grapes.
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The Winemaker

Consultant winemaker, Alberto Antonini, now works with the talented young winemaker Dennis Verdicchia, and together they have managed to capture the unique character of the grapes and the region in the bottle.

The Region

The low trained vineyards are situated on the volcanic slopes of Mount Vulture at altitudes of up to 800 metres. The long slow growing season, due to the high altitude of the vineyards, ensures that Vulture is one of the last areas in Italy to harvest, so late ripening grapes such as Greco and Fiano are ideally situated to the poor soils of this area.
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