IL TUFIELLO is an organic estate in Calitri in Alta Irpinia in the province of Avellino in the Campania region of south-west Italy. The estate originally produced sowable organic crops such as durum wheat, oats and sunflowers. In 2001 a vineyard comprising 2.5ha Fiano (see below) was added by Pierluigi Zampaglione, Pierluigi’s brother and his brother’s son Guido Zampaglione. From 2009 onwards, Guido dedicated himself to another family estate called Tenuta Grillo which is located in Piemonte.
VINEYARDS / 2.5ha in the Tufiello contrada of Avellino township (‘comune’). 700-800m altitude. 6,200 vines per hectare.
ORGANIC CERTIFICATION / 1990 Certified organic since 1990. / 2017 Still certified organic.
IRPINIA BIANCO, SANCHO PANZA / From the village of Calitri (AV = Avellino). / 2013 Very nice flavour, very savoury, creamy, has weight at the Real Wine Fair 2016. / 2016 Campania IGT. 13%.
MONTE MATTINA / 2015 Campania IGT Bianco. Skin contact orange wine.
Il Tufiello, Contrada Tufiello SS 399 km 6, Calitri (AV = Avellino), Italy.
Real Wine Fair 2016, Tobacco Dock 17-18th April.