2018 Elena Fucci ‘SCEG’, Aglianico del Vulture | Basilica, Italy

Varietal(s): Aglianico

Vineyard Practices: Organic

Winemaking Techniques: aged one year on 500L tonneaux then 6 months in bottle

Vegan: Yes

Typicity: Typical. 

Winemaker: Elena Fucci

Bio: Elena is the third generation to farm her family's vineyard at the base of extinct volcano, Mount Vulture.

Aside from organic farming they also practice rainwater recovery, energy conservation with a photovoltaic system and bio-architecture, and use weather stations to pinpoint interventions to better limit the human impact in the vineyards.

Elena's grandfather, 94-year-old Generoso, and her husband still work in the vineyards alongside three employees. 

SCEG (pronounced 'Sheg') is a bottling made from the grapes of her grandfather's friend, who also farms organically. 

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