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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Campania Coda di Volpe Bianco “Kisteis”
Coda di Volpe 3, 35, 70 years old Clay, Limestone 4 ha total
Campania Aglianico “Marrà”
Aglianico 3, 35, 70 years old Clay, Limestone 4 ha total
Iprinia Campi Taurasini “Re‘na Vota”
Aglianico 3, 35, 70 years old Clay, Limestone 4 ha total
Taurasi “Largo Madama”
Aglianico 3, 35, 70 years old Clay, Limestone 4 ha total
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

White:
• Ages on fine lees for 2-3 months in stainless steel
• No malolactic fermentation

Reds:
• Fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks, 15-20 days
• Daily pump-overs and punch-downs for reds
• Aged in oak (2,3, and 4 years old) for 3 years (225-L, 10-HL, and 50-HL)
• Aged at least 6 months in bottle

Wine Names:
• Kisteis: Pronounced “Kist è isso”, which means “this is the one” in the regional dialect, which at the domaine means “this is the wine to drink during the summer on the Amalfi coast.”
• Marrà: Named for a family friend and great supporter of the domaine.
• Re‘na vota: Translates to “Then King” and is dedicated to Giuseppa’s father, who has always been and continues to be a reference person for all the wine producers of the region.
• Largo Madama: Name of the vineyard.

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Campania
Appellation(s)
Campania IGP, Taurasi DOCG, Irpinia Campi Taurasini DOC
Producer
Giuseppa Molettieri
Founded
1950s
Annual Production
1,500 cases
Farming
Sustainable
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