Cavalier Pepe Bianco Irpinia C.Di Volpe
|Eye||Straw yellow colour|
|Nose||Aromatic nose dominated by yellow peach, pineapple and banana with herbaceous notes|
|Mouth||Intense, with a very good length|
|Pairings||Sushi, fish tartars, buffalo mozzarella or burrata|
|Appellation||Coda Di Volpe Irpina Doc|
|Grape details||Coda di volpe|
|Place of Production||No|
|Wine bottle size||0,75 L Standard|
Irpinia is an appellation in the Campania region of southern Italy. It lies in the northeast of Avellino province, in the lower reaches of the Apennine mountains. It gained DOC status in 2005.
Coda di Volpe is a white wine grape used to since ancient times in Campania, southern Italy. It is used to make medium- to full-bodied white wines.
The name Coda di Volpe means "tail of the fox", and was given in reference to the variety's long, pendulous bunches of grapes, which resemble a fox's bushy tail. Coda di Volpe grapes are golden-yellow in color, as is the wine they make.
Grapes are harvested in mid-October, sorted in the vineyard ant the cellar, and then pressed whole. Cold settling is followed by alcoholic fermentation at low temperatures. The wine is aged for a short time on its fine lees before bottling.