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Irpinia Coda di Volpe D.O.C.

The Irpinia Coda di Volpe D.O.C. of Tenuta del Meriggio

Classification: White still wine

Selection of grapes from owned estate vineyards located in Agro di Montemiletto at 500 ~ 550 metres a.s.l.

Coda di volpe (fox tail) is an ancient vine from Campania region known already at the times of Ancient Romans as “cauda vulpium”.

Once upon a time it was considered a second class vine used only as blend. Nowadays thanks to the winemaking in purity with modern methods, has reached very high qualitative levels. Wine is straw yellow color with golden reflections, at the nose you can smell white fruit sensors and aromatic herbs with prevalence of chamomile.

Dry at the palate with a nice freshness and flavours of ripe fruit with good persistence.

Features Irpinia Coda di Volpe D.O.C. Tenuta del Meriggio

Features Irpinia Coda di Volpe D.O.C.

PLANTING YEAR: 2012

EXPOSURE: South-West

SOIL TYPE: Sand – medium mixture

VINEYARD TRAINING SYSTEM: Counter shoulder – guyot

PLANTING / YEALD PER HECTARE: 3300 plants per hectare / 100 quintals

HARVEST SEASON: First week of October in the average

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Organoleptic Notes Irpinia Coda di Volpe D.O.C.

COLOR: Straw yellow color with golden reflections

TASTE: Dry at the palate with a nice freshness and flavours of ripe fruit with good persistence.

SCENT: white fruit sensors and aromatic herbs with prevalence of chamomile.

PAIRINGS: Combined with sautéed clams and shellfish dishes and fish soups. They marry well with vegetables and fresh cheese.

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