Colli di Castelfranci


Mario, Luciano and Gerardo

The recently built cellars of Colli di Castelfranci are an affirmation of the dedication and passion of the younger generation of the Gregorio and Colucci families. Joining forces in 2002, each family brought to the partnership a tradition of wine making, and new technologies to create a more modern approach to wines.

 
Castelfranci is a small suburb of Irpinia Alta in the region of the Taurasi DOC.
The vineyards are 600 meters above sea level with strong thermal exposures, which has proven to be excellent for the production of grapes.
 
Great Falanghina – Greco – Fiano and delicious slightly robust reds from Aglianico!

Owner: Gregorio and Colucci families
Winemaker: Valentino Carmine
Varietals planted: Fiano di Avellino, Greco di Tufo, Falanghina, Aglianico
Total acres: 28 hectares of property
Winery production: 300.000 bottles

Cantina Colli di Castelfranci srl
Castelfranci – Avellino – Italy
Web: www.collidicastelfranci.com

Colli di Castelfranci intro doc



Campania region

  • Pendino – Fiano di Avellino DOCG
  • Grotte – Greco di Tufo DOCG
  • FalangÒ – Falanghina Sannio DOC
  • Paladino – Fiano Irpinia DOC
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  • Vadantico – Aglianico Irpinia IGT
  • Candriano – Aglianico Irpinia IGT
  • Alta Valle – Taurasi DOCG
  • Crote – Rosato Irpinia DOC

 

Wines labels & details

Pendino

Fiano di Avellino DOCG
 

Fiano di Avellino 100%
Fiano is one of the best expressions of Campania wine, with its straw yellow colour, strong and fruity aroma and fresh and flavorful fine finish.

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FalangÒ

Falanghina Sannio DOC

Falanghina 100%
A grape cultivated by the Romans currently widespread in Campania. A pale yellow wine in colour tending to gold with an intense and fruity perfume.

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Grotte

Greco di Tufo DOCG
 

Greco di Tufo 100%

The flavor shows a fresh and fruity based structure, supported by lovely softness and weight with a long aromatic persistence.
 

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Paladino

Fiano Irpinia DOC
 

Fiano 100%

Obtained from over-ripened grapes that undergoes an accurate selection before their soft pressing.
 

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Vadantico

Aglianico Irpinia IGT
 

Aglianico 100%

Intense and ethereal aroma of cherry jam, plum, almond, violet and spices.
The taste is full and tannic, with a great structure and excellent persistence.

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Candriano

Aglianico Irpinia IGT
 

Aglianico 100%

An intense garnet shade colour with intense aromas and a hint of red berry fruit jam. It’s a dry and warm wine, with a good softness.
 

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Alta Valle

Taurasi DOCG
 

Aglianico 100%

A minimum ageing of 36 months of which 12 in steel, 18 in big wooden barrels and 6 in bottle. Scent of ripe red fruit, spices and truffle.

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Crote

Rosato Irpinia DOC
 

Aglianico 100%

 

 

 

 

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Manuela Piancastelli e Peppe Mancini

Terre del Principe (The prince’s land)
Peppe Mancini abandoned his life long profession as a lawyer to follow his passion and produce wine. When
asked why, his responses were: A love for Wine.

 
A dream shared with Manuela, his beloved wife. The memories of his grandfather who carried him around on his shoulders, through the vineyards, pointing out the vines of Pallagrello and Casavecchia. The faces of the local farmers who grew grapes.

 
Today, Peppe and Manuela dedicate their lives to these grape varieties which were nearly extinct and today are celebrating a glorious renaissance.

 

Owner: Manuela Piancastelli e Peppe Mancini
Winemaker: Luigi Moio
Varietals planted: Pallagrello Bianco, Pallagrello Nero, Casavecchia
Total acres: 11 hectares under vine
Winery production: 55.000 bottles

Terre del Principe – Azienda agricola
Via S.P. 325, SS Giovanni e Paolo-Castel Campagnano n° 30
Castel Campagnano – Caserta – Italy
Web: www.terredelprincipe.com

Terre del Principe intro doc



Campania region

  • Fontanavigna – IGT Terre del Volturno
  • Le Sèrole – IGT Terre del Volturno
  • Castello delle Femmine – IGT Terre del Volturno
  • Ambruco – IGT Terre del Volturno
  • Centomoggia – IGT Terre del Volturno
  • Vigna Piancastelli – IGT Terre del Volturno

 

Wines labels & details

Fontanavigna

IGT Terre del Volturno
 

Pallagrello bianco 100%

Fermentation in stainless.
The wine is light straw-yellow in colour, with highlights; its perfumes include notes
of fresh fruit, from apples, pineapple and melon. On the palate the wine is fresh, well balanced, with persistently aromatic flavours.

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Le Sèrole

IGT Terre del Volturno
 

Pallagrello bianco 100%

Fermentation in french oak barriques.
The gold-yellow wine offers delicate notes of honey and beeswax to the nose. On the palate, it is rich, mellow
and ample, with a long finish, and aromatic notes of spices, toasted almonds and vanilla.

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Castello delle Femmine

IGT Terre del Volturno
 

50% Pallagrello nero and 50% Casavecchia

This wine shows the characteristic of both varieties of vine. An elegant and slight spicy character from Black
Pallagrello and an intense colour with a finish of bitter almond from the Casavecchia grapes.

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Ambruco

IGT Terre del Volturno
 

Pallagrello nero

Strong, scrumptious, deep-ruby wine. Mild, balmy hints on the nose, soon after a succession of flavours ranging from berry fruit to chocolate and green pepper. In the mouth this wine is balanced, rich, with elegant extremely well balanced tannins.

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Centomoggia

IGT Terre del Volturno
 

Casavecchia

Full bodied wine with dense ruby colour. Very strong flavour on the nose, with gamey, floral hints
introducing a wide range of aromas including blackberry, blueberry, as well as spicy cloves and bitter liquorice.

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Vigna Piancastelli

IGT Terre del Volturno
 

Selection of Black Pallagrello and Casavecchia from Piancastelli vineyard

Dark red, with ruby reflections. On the nose there are dried plums, blackberries, chocolates and black
pepper flavours, enriched by very light oriental fragrance of incense .

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