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The estate is located in the municipality of Venosa (province of Potenza) in the Italian region Basilikata, It was founded in 2004 by Fabrizio and Cecilia Piccin and is now managed together with the s...
Name: Grifalco
Foundation year: 2004
Growing area: Basilicata
Vineyard: 16 ha
Owner: Familie Piccin
Manager: Lorenzo e Andrea Madio
Managing Director: Lorenzo Piccin
Wine Maker: Lorenzo Piccin
Oenologist: Lorenzo Piccin
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The wines keep constant high level and are usually the best in their respective category in the area. Weaknesses, there is little, but can occur in difficult vintages. However, this must be balanced in good years with particularly compelling assortments so that an operation can hold the status. In most cases you can blindly buy.
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0.75 L
2015 Aglianico del Vulture DOC "Daginestra"
Editor note: Firm nose, light hint of tar and tobacco, predominantly dark berries, peppery traces, very moderate...
0.75 L
2016 Aglianico del Vulture DOC "Grifalco"
Editor note: Tart nose, predominantly black and a few red berries, hint of tobacco, delicate nutty and floral not...
0.75 L
2017 Aglianico del Vulture DOC "Gricos"
Editor note: Tart nose, black berries and a few cherries, nutty traces, hint of tobacco. Tart, dark fruit on the...
0.75 L
2015 Aglianico del Vulture DOC "Damaschito"
Editor note: Light dried vegetal notes and a hint of tobacco on the nose, predominantly black berries, tart nutty...
0.75 L
2015 Aglianico del Vulture DOC Grifalco
11.55 €
Translate to English Editor note: Relativ herber Duft nach schwarzen und ein wenig roten Beeren mit Kirschnoten, einem Hauch Pfeffer u...
0.75 L
2015 Aglianico del Vulture DOC Gricos
8.80 €
Translate to English Editor note: Klarer, zart getrocknet-pflanzlicher bis tabakiger und angedeutet fleischiger Duft nach reifen, teil...
The estate is located in the municipality of Venosa (province of Potenza) in the Italian region Basilicata, It was founded in 2004 by Fabrizio and Cecilia Piccin and is now managed together with the sons Lorenzo and Andrea. The wine cellar was built in the middle of the fertile Vulture area, named after an extinct volcano that shaped the whole area. He was after ecologicallysustainable Criteria of organic architecture built with a system of natural cooling. The vineyards cover 16 hectares of vines, no grapes are purchased or only their own processed. You are 100% with the variety Aglianico planted.

The cultivation in the vineyard and the work in the cellar are carried out according to the criteria of Organic viticulture, The fermentation is made with yeasts from the vineyard spontaneous carried out. The product range includes various DOC wines Aglianico del Vulture, The maturity of the wines varies with each vintage, a small part matures in steel, the larger in small wooden barrels (barrique and tonneau). Basically, however, no new barrels are used. Premium wines include wines from vineyards with very old stocks. The "Damaschito - Aglianico del Vulture" comes from grapes from a single vineyard, the "Maschito" with 60 year old vines. This matures in large wood for 18 to 24 months. The "Daginestra - Aglianico del Vulture" comes from 70-year-old vines in the "Ginestra" location; it also matures in small wood for 18 to 24 months. With the "Grifalco - Aglianico del Vulture" named after the winery, the maturation period also varies depending on the vintage; a small part lies in steel, the larger part in small, used wood. Around 75,000 to 80,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. 95% of these are exported, the most important market being the United States.
Grifalco Region: Italy Basilicata
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