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Terredora di Paolo
Falanghina Irpinia DOC
Campania

Occupying a sort of middle ground between Greco and Fiano, literally and figuratively, is Falanghina. It borrows some of the piney fragrance of Fiano and some of the juiciness of Greco to create a refreshing, mostly coastal white. Corte di Giso is the name of the vineyard in Gesualdo, in province of Avellino. The town takes its name from “Gis-wald”, a valorous Longobard knight. “Corte” refers to the court of Gesualdo castle in the Middle Ages. Prince Carlo Gesualdo was used to invite many important poets and writers to his court, like his friend Torquato Tasso. Gesualdo himself composed various madrigals in the castle.


Owner: Walter Mastroberardino and his children Paolo and Daniela
Website: www.terredora.com
Winemaker: Paolo Mastroberardino
Type: White wine
Varietals: Falanghina

Vineyard Location: Gesualdo
Orientation: South-Southeast
Elevation: 1,400-1,800 ft
Trellising: Bilateral Guyot
Soil: Calcareous clay

Vinification
Grapes are harvested during the second two weeks of October. The must is settled and then fermented at cool temperatures using selected yeasts.

Aging Process
Aged on its lees in stainless steel, but sees no oak

Tasting Notes
Color: Pale yellow
Bouquet: Rich and intense aroma of fruit with hints of apple, pineapple, quince and pear
Flavor: Fresh and clean in the mouth with excellent acidity, good structure and a
Pairings: Versatile enough to serve for the whole meal; ideal with appetizers, soups,

Alcohol Content: 13%
Serving Temperature: 50°F
Production: 100,000 bottles