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Luigi Maffini

Giungano, Cilento,
Campania, Italy

About the producer

Situated in the picturesque region of Cilento, nestled in the southern heart of Campania, Luigi Maffini's vineyards occupy a landscape of breathtaking natural beauty, graced by the presence of the Ancient Greek site of Paestum. Perched majestically above the Tyrrhenian Sea, this extraordinary parcel of land boasts rugged hills adorned with lush Mediterranean vegetation and olive trees, forming an idyllic setting perfectly conducive to viticulture. Although the family's initial vine plantings trace back to the seventies, the true inception of this winery unfolds in 1996, when Luigi embarked on a quest to craft wines of uncompromising integrity and purity, showcasing the unique character of indigenous grapes.

In the Vineyard

Organic biodynamic practices

Organic farming practices are utilized but the winery is not certified

Total area under vine

20 Hectares

Location of vineyards

Castellabate and Giungano

Soil details

Clay soil rich in limestone

In the Cellar

Fermentation practices

Fermentation and aging in stainless steel for Kratos and Denazzano, for the reds and Pietraincatenata aging in a combination of new and used French oak (228L)

Yeast utilized

Organic yeasts specifically selected from local surroundings

Filtration stabilization

Paper filters are used to filter all wines and only cold stabilization is used for white wines, for the reds no stabilization

Fermentation & aging vessels

Fermentation and aging in stainless steel for the Kratos and Denazzano Rosato, for the reds and Pietraincatenata aging in a combination of new and used French oak (228L)

Additional notes

Winemaker

Luigi Maffini

Winemaking style

Drawing inspiration from tradition and his terroir, Luigi endeavors to craft wines that epitomize the essence of his land. Adopting a hands-off approach, he seeks to preserve the unique character and authenticity of his wines.

Wines produced

Fiano - Kratos & Pietraincatenata, Aglianico - Denazzano Rosato, Kleos, Cenito, Siope

Total production

Depending on the vintage, roughly 120,000 bottles

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