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Il Chaos, NV

By Masseria Torricella Società Agricola a rls

  • Appellation: None
  • Region: Campania
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Primitivo
  • Soil type: Sand, Volcanic
  • Vessel type: Clay Pot - Amphora
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 30 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.

About Masseria Torricella Società Agricola a rls

Campania, Italy

Territory
We are in the territory of the Municipality of Sessa Aurunca in the heart of Campania Felix and in
particular of the Ager Falernus that extended up to Capua. The land is located on the slopes of the
complex extinct volcanic area of Roccamonfina. The loose soils of volcanic origin are ideal for the
vineyard that since ancient times it has been cultivated here. These are the lands of Falerno the most
prized wine for the Romans.
The morphology of the territory allows for excellent climatic conditions with a good one thermal
excursion between day and night which obviously positively influences the quality of the grapes.
The proximity to the sea with its breezes is a further characteristic of the territory. The particular
soil-microclimate relationship, in which the chestnut and the Mediterranean scrub are able to touch
each other magically, a meeting point between sea and land, gives our wines unique and
unmistakable characteristics.
In these lands of volcanic origin at 280 meters above sea level, we have planted our vineyards of
Primitivo, Aglianico and Piedirosso for red wines and Fiano, Falangina and Traminer Rosa for
white wines.

WINE
Only the grapes from the company vineyards with indigenous yeasts and without temperature
control are vinified in the cellar. At the time of manual harvesting of the grapes, only the healthiest
and most genuine grapes are selected, which allow natural winemaking.
We carry out a natural winemaking which means that a natural “accompaniment” of the
transformation of sugars into alcohol is made exclusively with indigenous yeasts, maintaining all
the natural set of aromas and flavors. In this way we want to obtain a wine that is the most faithful
expression possible of the vintage, of the terroir and of everything that has happened in the
vineyard. The work in the cellar is dictated by the climatic conditions of the vintage which, by
ripening the grapes, determines the fermentations and all the subsequent steps.
We vinify exclusively in amphora both in maceration and during the period of aging with very short
steel steps between one phase and another.
No fining, stabilization or filtration is practiced.
Our wines are sincere witnesses of an innovative and courageous choice at the same time: that of a
vinification according to nature in which the thrill of experimentation and the safety of tradition
find the right balance in a path full of enthusiasm and tenacity.
The 2019 vintage will be the first for the whites with Falanghina, Fiano, Traminer Rosa grapes and
a small quantity of Malvasia recovered from an old vineyard of about 1500 square meters.