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Falanghina del Sannio D.O.C. "Biancuzita"
Falanghina del Sannio D.O.C. is a wine symbol of Sannio, grown extensively throughout the territory of the province of Benevento.
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The town of Torrecuso, as the name implies, was born in the Middle Ages with the role of watchtower of the Lombard Duchy of Benevento. From the top of the hill where the village stands, the sentries could easily control the entire territory of Benevento until Fortore the border with Puglia.
In the cultural context of Sannio, home of the homonymous population, Falanghina vineyards extend along sour and mountainous soils.This ancient vine variety has a mysterious origin, but it is believed to be a native grape of Campania already cultivated in Roman times. Symbol of the region, its name derives from " falanga " that is, the support pole to which it is linked the vine.
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|Place of production||Torrecuso (BN)|
|Producer||Azienda Agricola "Torre a Oriente"|
|Vine Variety||100% Falanghina|
|Temperature||13 - 16 °C|
|Food combinations||Pasta , grilled white and red meat , fresh or medium aged cheeses.|
|Ageing||24 months in steel and bottle.|
About Azienda Agricola Torre a Oriente
The company is placed in the context of the massive Taburno ideal territory for the cultivation of Falanghina and Aglianico. It covers an area of about 10 hectares of vineyards. The vineyards consist of systems against back all regularly enrolled at Doc Sannio and Taburno. Whose cultivars are Aglianico and Falanghina. The company is a research site in experimental fields for the study of proper canopy management, the geo-pedological nature of the soils and the effects of spontaneous and artificial grassing.
Designation of origin. Exclusive brand for wines . The peculiar characteristics of this product depend exclusively or essentially from the territory where it is produced . The geographical environment , including both natural ( climate , morphology ) and human factors ( traditional craft techniques ) , guarantees the inimitable product outside the context of geographic origin.
"Three glasses Gambero Rosso" winner (2015)