Appellation: Falanghina di Sannio DOC
Grape Variety: Falanghina
Vineyards of origin: Vineyards in the hills of the Sannio area in the municipality of Benevento. The grapes used to make Caracena are grown in dark, clayey, tufaceous soil that is rich in organic substances. The climate is characterized by harsh winters and hot summers.
Total vineyard area: 1.2ha
Maturation: for 3 months on the yeasts in stainless steel tanks
Ageing in bottle: at least 3 months
Caracena, Falanghina del Sannio DOC: the name of this grape comes from its Latin name “falanga”, the post where to blind vines in the past.
Its color is soft yellow with nuances close to green. In current times, it is a wine that is able to express youth and spontaneity thanks to its perfumes and aromas of Mediterranean spices, citrus, dry and mature fruits.
It pairs extremely well with fish of every kind, crude or cooked.