Tintilia from the Di Majo Norante winery is a red wine from Molise with a long-standing tradition and an intense, full-bodied profile. After aging for about 8 months in oak barrels, it gives off an aromatic array of underbrush, red fruit and sweet spices. The palate is full, soft and velvety, with smooth and pleasant tannins
Tintilia from the Di Majo Norante winery is an intense, sunny and Mediterranean red, produced from the homonymous grape variety native of Molise. It is a red wine with a typically territorial profile, allowing to know and appreciate the qualities of an ancient red grape variety, which has been rediscovered in recent decades, thanks to the commitment and tenacity of some local winemakers. The short aging in wood does not change the character of Tintilia, which expresses itself with intense notes of berries, humus, licorice and spices. Rich and velvety, it is a red to be enjoyed with a grilled meat.
Tintilia wine comes from the estate of one of Molise's most famous and important producers. Di Majo Norante is a historic name in the region, boasting family traditions in winemaking that date back to the 19th century. He grows his vines in the countryside of Campomarino Lido, in the first hilly hinterland between Termoli and Lesina Marina. It is an area with a Mediterranean climate, always very windy and characterized by rather poor, loose and sandy soils. The great merit of the winery is that it is committed to the enhancement of native varieties, such as Tintilia, without giving in to the allure of the more famous international grape varieties. A choice in favor of the typicality of the territory, to produce wines that are the fruit of history and traditions. Its labels have led Tintilia to be known and appreciated even internationally, precisely because of its unique and special character and its authenticity and directness.
The red Tintilia of the Di Majo Norante winery is a wine of tradition, representing the most ancient customs of the Molisan land. The vines are grown on the hills not far from the sea in the ancient feud of the Marquises of Norante di Santa Cristina. The grapes undergo a classic red vinification, with maceration in contact with the skins that lasts about a month. The wine rests for 8 months in oak barrels and completes the aging period with 6 months in the bottle. In the glass it has an intense ruby red color with youthful purplish highlights. The nose is struck by a bouquet characterized by aromas of dark berry fruits, hints of humus and underbrush, notes of leather, spices and licorice root. The sip is rich and smooth, with silky, evolved tannins and a harmonious, balanced finish.
Deep ruby red with violet hues
Full, soft and velvety, with pleasant and balanced tannins, never intrusive
Intense fruity and underbrush notes, delicate hints of leather and liquorice