“We take care of the soil because it is our resource, we take care of the landscape because we live”
A unique history.
Vincenzo Scilanga was born in Cirò in 1701, which gave rise to a family of winemakers that still today their descendants hand down the history and tradition. Today Vincenzo and Francesco Scilanga decide to assert their origins and their culture passed down from father Quintino, materializing love for their work and their land with one goal, to produce natural wines, with indigenous yeasts, use of low-sulfur thus reflecting the distinctive characteristics unique presenting Gaglioppo. The ancient Greeks raised the vine to tree, with planting pattern at 1m x 1m and this kind of farming is still present in the vineyards of Ciro even if in a small way and with the rows slightly wider. The vineyard area of Ciro is made for ‘Gaglioppo 80% and 20% by Greek White both native varieties. At one time there were many others, now in recovery, including:Magliocco canino, Lacrima, Prunesta, Santa Severina, Colorino and others.