Bàja

Description

Bàja is a Falanghina from the Campi Flegrei area, selected and produced for Poggio la Noce.  The grapes are grown the heart of the Campi Flegrei area outside of Naples, from a vineyard located on a promontory surrounded by sea. Born out of a selection of the best Falanghina grapes, Bàja has deep mineral notes combined with elegant fruitiness, and the surprising saltiness of the sea. These are the classic characteristics of an exceptional Falanghina, which make it the perfect accompaniment to seafood.

Baja Data Sheet

Specifications

  • Wine Type: Falanghina DOC Campi Flegrei
  • Vineyard Location: Campi Flegrei, Baia, NA
  • Grapes: Falanghina
  • Exposition: South West
  • Soil: Of volcanic origin with sandy soil characterized by a strong presence of ash and lapilli
  • Vinification and maturation: Fermentation takes place in temperature controlled stainless steel vats. After fermentation has taken place, the wine will rest on its lees for another 6 months before bottling. The wine will age in stainless steel for 6 months and age further in bottle for another year.

Additional Details

Vineyard: Campi Flegrei, Baia, Naples.

Altitude: 50 to 150 meters above sea level

Orientation: South West facing

Vineyard Size: 0.5 hectares

Year Planted: 25 to 50 year old vines

Soil:  Of volcanic origin with sandy soil characterized by a strong presence of ash and lapilli

Training System: Double Guyot

Grapes: Falanghina

Harvest: Typically mid September. 
The Bàja grapes are handpicked in the early morning benefiting from the cool temperatures and kept under dry ice until brought in to be pressed.

Vinification: Fermentation takes place in temperature controlled stainless steel vats and occurs naturally using the grapes own indigenous yeasts.

Ageing: The wine will age in stainless steel for 6 months and age further in bottle for another year.

Bottles Produced: 1000 bottles.

Alcohol: 13%

Potential Cellaring: 5+ years