THE TERRITORY

From geological point of view, the Territory Irpino is extraordinarily young. Just under 40,000 years ago (a moment, from the geological point of view) in the Campi Flegrei place it had a massive volcanic eruption, whose devastating effects were felt throughout the Mediterranean basin, particularly in the east, to which mainly the winds blew.
For days the winds also pushed towards the Irpinia clouds of tephra, glowing mixture of ash and lapilli. The sky darkened for months, the temperatures dropped abruptly, the fields were covered with a thick layer of volcanic material that gradually solidified. In much of the Campania Region it was annihilated suddenly all forms of plant life, animal and human. The time taken from the environment to absorb the effects of the catastrophe would have been very long, perhaps thousands of years.

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BIODYNAMIC CULTIVATION

Felice Corcione applies the biodynamic cultivation of his vineyard. In particular, care with determination of the processes that generate the forces connected to the ground on one side and those related to the light of the sun on the other, keeping them in harmony. Therefore, the vineyard “lives” in the balance between these two forces.

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