The winery 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 today managed together with the sons Lorenzo and Andrea. The wine cellar was built in the heart of the fertile Vulture area, named after an extinct volcano that has shaped the area. He was after ecologicallysustainable
Built criteria of bio-architecture with a system of natural cooling. The vineyards cover 16 hectares of vineyards, no grapes are purchased or only their own processed. You are 100% with the variety Aglianico
The cultivation in the vineyard and the work in the cellar take place after criteria of the Organic viticulture
, The fermentation
is made with vineyard-owned yeasts 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 oak barrels (barrique and tonneau). Basically, however, no new barrels are used. The 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 for 18 to 24 months in large wood, the "Daginestra - Aglianico del Vulture" comes from 70-year-old vines of the situation "Ginestra"; He also matures for 18 to 24 months in the small wood. The maturity period also varies according to the vintage of the "Grifalco - Aglianico del Vulture" named after the winery; There is a small part in the steel, the larger in the small, used wood. Every year, around 75,000 to 80,000 bottles of wine are produced. Of these, 95% are exported, the most important being the United States of America.