San Salvatore Ceraso IGP Paestrum Aglianico Campania 2017
✌️San Salvatore is located in the heart of the Cilento National Park, in the Campania region of southern Italy. With 149 hectares devoted toorganically-farmed agriculture, including vineyards, olive groves, and crops that support their550-head of water buffalo, San Salvatore has quickly become one of Italy's mostenvironmentally-concious azienda agricolas.
Already famous for his 500-head herd of Bufala and delicious Mozzarella, Giuseppe built astate-of-the-artwinery where he marries the importance of tradition with the latest advances in winemaking techniques.
Historic vineyards were planted by the Ancient Greeks with the same varieties that continue to flourish in this region today: Falanghina, Fiano, Greco, and Aglianico.
Made by famous winemaker Riccardo Cotarella.
90JS"Big plum fruit and quite a slug of dried-sage and other herbal notes, plus thegenerous and richly texturedbody, made a bold statement. The full, supple tannins place anexclamation markat the finish. Drink now." Accompanies all dishes with strong flavors,especially medium and aged cheeses, and roasted and grilled meat.
This mountainous region of Campania has a high level of biodiversity and the soil is rich in minerals. The influence of the nearby sea and ideal sun exposure help to create an ideal microclimate for viticulture and other crops.
Deeply committed to preserving the delicate balance of the land, San Salvatore takes a special interest in cultivating the vineyards without synthetic products or genetically modified organisms and uses biodynamic preparations like horn dung that favor the natural fertility of the ground and the production of benficial humus. Vines are also protected from pest and disease with the careful use of copper and sulfur when necessary. .
From supplying their own power needs with an onsite photovoltaic plant and a biodigester, to reducing their carbon footprint and emissions through innovative processes. San Salvatore has truly excelled at achieving sustainable living ideals and continues to set the standard for environmental practices in the Italian wine industry.❣️