Le Ali di Mercurio


Pietramara Fiano di Avellino Docg 2016 Azienda Vitivinicola I Favati – LucianoPignataro wineblog

Pietramara Fiano di Avellino Docg 2016 of Cantine I Favati on LucianPignataro wineblog by Enrico Malgi: This Fiano has been awarded by Gambero Rosso guide 2018 as “The Best White Wine of Italy”. 16 hectares at Cesinali in Irpinia, belonging to Piersabino and Giancarlo Favati, and Rosanna Petrozziello (Giancarlo’s wife). They are provided by the…

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Le Ali di Mercurio: Tenuta Sarno 1860 – Lavinium

“Just one label, Maura Sarno made her choice from the beginning, focusing the attention on one three hectares vineyard to have the best expression both of the territory and the vine itself. It is located at Candida in the province of Avellino, at 600 metres above sea level, where the soil is a mixture of…

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Pietramara Etichetta Bianca 2013 Fiano di Avellino docg I Favati – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Pietramara Etichetta Bianca 2013 Fiano di Avellino Docg I Favati, a white wine coming out quite late, that is not as much as it should despite of the wines of the vintage, anyway extending its step in a striking way. The proof is just this 2013, after five years, fresh, savoury, with a perfect bitter…

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Fiano di Avellino DOCG 2016 Tenuta Sarno 1860: I profumi armoniosi nascondono un vulcano – Il Venerdì

On Il Venerdì di Repubblica magazine Gianni and Paola Mura tell the niceness of Fiano di Avellino produced by Maura Sarno: “Tenuta Sarno 1860 legal residence is at Avellino, it is a private museum inside a beautiful park. Instead, the wine is born in Candida 600mt above sea level (…) Since 2009 Maura Sarno decided…

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Cantine I Favati, Claudio Cipressi Vignaiolo, Cantine di Marzo: Tasting Notes – Civiltà del Bere

On Civiltà del Bere magazine, in the Tasting Notes column, Jessica Bordoni tells us about three wine estates through their wines, typical espression of the land they come from. Let’s start from Irpinia area (Campania region) with Greco di Tufo and Fiano di Avellino varieties: Cantine di Marzo – Greco di Tufo Docg 2016 (Irpinia,…

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The Volcanic Wines of Italy – Wine Enthusiast

Kerin O’ Keefe on Wine Enthusiast magazine tells about the volcanic wines of Italy starting with Campania ones. “Campania is a captivating and beautiful region in the southwest of the country (…) Irpinia area (within this region) is home to native red grape Aglianico, most notable in Taurasi, and white grapes Fiano and Greco di…

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VIncenzo Mercurio

Vincenzo Mercurio: ecco il mio segreto per il Fiano

“About his wines, he does not want they are attributable to him, but the sharpness of a photography loyal to the terroir and people who created it. Here it is Vincenzo Mercurio, the oenologist of the White Wine of The Year according to Gambero Rosso.” For the entire article click on the link below, please….

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Fiano di Avellino, dieci etichette da comprare senza ritegno nel 2017 – Luciano Pignataro wineblog

Fiano di Avellino 2016 Docg of Tenuta Sarno 1860 as one of the best expression of Fiano di Avellino Docg. “A fine white wine that would need more wineries believing in its potentials over time. (…) Absolutely interesting and successful the bond between the oenologist Vincenzo Mercurio and Maura Sarno (Tenuta Sarno’s owner): a wine,…

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I dieci migliori Fiano di Avellino docg dell’annata 2015

Fiano di Avellino 2015 by Tenuta Sarno 1860, also for this year is among the best example for the Fiano grape variety: “…it is one of the best expression of ever, it is quite more ready than the last year one. Rich, full-bodied, wide, with a long finish and very pleasant.” For the entire article click…

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Vitigno e Terroir a Baronissi con Ais Salerno

Enrico Malgi tells about the VIII edition of & Terroir – Il Salotto del Vino Monovitigno Autoctono Campano. At Villa Farina, Baronissi with the collaboration of AIS Salerno led by Nevio Toti: “ The native varietals introduced during the two days were Aglianico, Piedirosso, Fiano, Greco, Falanghina and Coda di Volpe. Moreover, there was a…

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