Paestum Calpazio Greco
Top 10% wine in the UK
Blend: 100% Greco
From: Italy, Paestum IGT
By: Azienda Agricola San Salvatore 1988
Calpazio, 100% Greco. A common and widely grown grape from the Campania region in southern Italy. Crisp notes of jasmine, sage, with balanced mature notes of yellow stone fruit. The palate is intense with more yellow stone fruits and a perfect balance of minerality.
Calpazio is a perfect aperitif, fresh, aged in 35hl barrels and barriques for 12 months. These clay and limestone soil vineyards are only in the perfect exposure of south-south west, so the yearly production is only 16.000 bottles.
The motto of this winery is “it is the details that makes something special”. The winery dates back to the in the mid 40’s and since then the owners have worked effortlessly to respect and work harmonious with nature. By planting vines on only the their best slopes they are passionate about producing only high quality wines avoiding the mass market at all costs.