THE VINEYARDS OF THE SUBURB
The Borgo Turriro vineyards produce grapes of different types: Nero di Troia grapes, Fiano and white Muscat grapes. The vineyards enjoy the particular environmental and climatic conditions of the Tavoliere, which expresses a natural and historical vocation to the cultivation of the vine.
Borgo Turrito enhances since many years one of the oldest and most characteristic wine type of Puglia,Nero di Troia. This is common, particularly in the North of the region, in the province of Foggia. The grapes for this particular vine produce wines that express the aromatic intensity and totally original characters.
Fiano Is an ancient white grape of southern Italy. Its cultivation dates back to Romans. In Apulia, under the Angevins (from the 13th to the 15th century), it reached a significant level of notoriety. It ripens in early September.
The white Muscat is an aromatic white grape variety of ancient origins. Cultivated firstly by the Greeks and then by the Romans, its name seems to derive from muscum, for the strong characteristic aroma of the grape. Is is present in the Daunia since very long time. It ripens in the last ten days of August.
Nero di Troia
Nero di Troia is a red grape variety, the most ancient and typical of the northern and Central Apulia. It may derive from Asia minor (Troja) and be arrived in Apulia during the Greek colonization, or its name may also derive from the Albanian city of Cruja, that in dialect changes into Troja.It ripens between the first and second week of October.
It is a local aromatic black-berry vine of ancient cultivation, introduced in Italy and particularly in Apulia by the Greeks. It ripens in the first decade of September