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Grape variety: 100% Falanghina

Production area: Estate-owned vineyards in the hills of the municipality of Luogosano and Sant’Angelo all’Esca, located within the Irpinia Falanghina DOC production area.

Soil type: Deep clay and sand with good organic and volcanic elements

Vinification: Grapes are hand-picked and immediately transported to the cellar, where they are selected and pressed whole. Cold settling is followed by alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel. The wine is aged on its fine lees, followed by further ageing in bottle.

Tasting note
Colour: Crystalline, straw yellow.
Aroma: Intense nose with notes of fruit including pineapple, banana, apple and pear on a light background of white flowers.
Taste: Immediately impactful in the mouth with good acidity, fresh and tasty with a delicious aftertaste recalling green apple and banana.

Food pairing : This is a Falanghina of great charm, elegance and persistence. “Lila” pairs well with a range of dishes including appetisers, surf and turf, fresh cheeses, lightly fried dishes, salads, white meats and spicy food. Best served at a temperature of 10-12°C.

Alcohol: 13.0% vol*

(* Depending on the year, the analytical values may vary slightly

Tenuta Cavalier Pepe, Falanghina d'Irpinia 'Lila' DOC, 2023

SKU: 11600_2023
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