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Asylia Bianco

Doc Melissa

Asylia was the ancient designation for the town of Melissa and it meant "asylum", a welcoming and safe place for travellers. A savory, fresh and fruity wine made from Greco Bianco grapes.

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Production region
Calabria
Production area
Rocca di Neto e Casabona
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Asylia Bianco

Doc Melissa

Asylia was the ancient designation for the town of Melissa and it meant "asylum", a welcoming and safe place for travellers. A savory, fresh and fruity wine made from Greco Bianco grapes.

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Production region
Calabria
Production area
Rocca di Neto e Casabona

limestone and clay loam.

Soil Typology

limestone and clay loam.

spurred cordon, 5.000 plants/ha.

Training system and planting density

spurred cordon, 5.000 plants/ha.

90 quintals,

65 hectolitres.

Yield per hectare

90 quintals,

65 hectolitres.

Grapes Greco Bianco 100 % Read more

The most widely cultivated white grape variety in Calabria. Greco wines are fresh and fruity, with a good level of acidity and richness. Hints of peach, apricot and exotic fruit.

Harvesting Period

half of September.

half of September.

Winemaking

Vinification in thermo-conditioned stainless steel, with gentle pressing of the grapes. Ageing in stainless steel, with an additional bottle ageing of a few months before marketing.

Optimal consumption of wine period

from one to two years, but we recommend to enjoy it while young.

from one to two years, but we recommend to enjoy it while young.

Appreciation

Luca Maroni - ANNUARIO DEI MIGLIORI VINI ITALIANI 2018
92/100

Asylia Bianco Doc Melissa 2016 - DOC Melissa