Le Mattine | Irpinia Falanghina D.O.P.


This wine is produced with grapes from the Falanghina vineyard in “Le Mattine” district, persistent in Tenuta Fonzone in Paternopoli. The area is located on sandy – clayey soils at 380 m a.s.l., near the Ifalco stream.

Vinified at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks, the wine is obtained by soft pressing and cold skin maceration for few hours. Among the distinctive olfactory characteristics of the grape, hints of custard, exotic fruit and aromatic herbs stand out; on the palate, finally, it is pleasantly fresh and structured.

Technical Data

Name: Irpinia Falanghina D.O.P
Composition: falanghina 100%
Grapes Origin: Tenuta Fonzone Paternopoli (Av)
Soil: sandy clayey
Altitude: 380 m above s.L.
Exposure: north-east
Year of plantation: 2011
Planting density: 4500 stumps per hectare
Pruning: guyot
Yield: 70 quintals per hectare
Harvest: second ten days of October

Vinification and aging: the grapes are handpicked and carefully transported to the cellar in small boxes, then selected and softly pressed after a few hours of cold skin maceration. Fermentation is carried out at low temperatures and lasts for about a month. The wine obtained is aged in steel for eight months on fine yeasts.

Organoleptic characteristics: the color is intense straw yellow with green reflections. The nose clearly distinguishes elegant hints of fruit, reminiscent of ripe yellow apple, white peach pulp, broom flowers, with a slight citrus accent; there are also delicate subtle notes of brioche. On the palate it stands out for its roundness, balance and flavor reminiscent of dry pastries.

Pairings: white meat sauce, aged cheeses.