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From the volcanic slopes in Campania, this little estate is a recent phenomenon. Like the other cult wine of Campania, Imparato Montevetrano, the estate only produces one wine which started out as a hobby (for three cousins). With only 10,000 bottles released each year everyone is scrambling to buy.

The Galardi winery is set among magnificent chestnut groves in the high hills of Sessa Aurunca, in northwestern Campania, and on a clear day the Mediterranean can be seen in the distance. The family-owned estate, run with the help of Riccardo Cotarella, produces just one wonderful wine: Terra di Lavoro. From the estate’s vineyards come deeply concentrated aglianico, piedirosso, and other grapes such as cabernet sauvignon that are used to make this lone wine (with 80% of the blend coming from aglianico, the nebbiolo of the South). This is a black, brooding, long-aging red – one of the south’s very best wines.

Terra di Lavoro
Region: Campania

Campania IGT