From this ancient vine dear to the Popes, which was cultivated in Italy as early as 200 BC with the name of Apicia, Apicius or Apianae - according to Colummella and the other Georgics, a sweet wine with a Moscato flavor was obtained.
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Di Majo Norante has been producing wines from its own grapes since 1800 IN MOLISE north of the Gargano. The predisposition to select clones of native vines through the study of their adaptability to the soil of the southern area is at the origin of all Di Majo Norante wines.
To classic grapes such as Malvasia, Trebbiano, Montepulciano and Sangiovese he first flanked Bombino and Aglianico, and finally the ancient Falanghina and Greco vines for the production of whites. Ellenico-Aglianico, Prugnolo and Tintilia for the reds. Real Moscato for the sweet passito.
The Contado is obtained from the vinification in purity of Aglianico grapes grown on the hills of Molise in the Camarda vineyard. Vinified in small steel fermenters with long maceration. The wine is aged for about three years, one of which in barriques and tonneaux.