Di Majo Norante has been making wine from grapes ever since 1800, as is evidenced by the old cellars underneath the square and in the old family building at Campomarino. Commitment to grape growing was inherited first of all by Luigi and then by Alessio Di Majo and continues today alongside research and experimentation.
Di Majo Norante produces its own wines from grapes grown in the 85 hectare vineyard of the ancient fief of the Marquises Norante di Santa Cristina.
The modern cellar will soon be flanked by a barrel store which was originally a 17th-cent. stone granary. The reason for this is that the Di Majo Norante wine-making philosophy is consistent with a traditional approach to grape growing and wine production, centred on preserving all the characteristics of Mediterranean wine-making.
Contado is obtained from pure Aglianico grapes that are grown on the hills of Molise in the Camarda vineyard. The vinification is then carried out through slow fermentation with maceration in small steel fermenters. The wine is then aged for about three years, one of which in barriques and tonneaux
According to Aristotle, this old vine originated in Thessaly. Cato, Varro and Virgil praised the rare qualities of this grape, distinguishing five clones, among which the most famous is the Aminea Gemina Maior, used to make this wine
Made from 100% Sangiovese grown in the Ramitello and Martarosa vineyards and hand-harvested in October, this wine is aged in stainless steel and large oak barrels for six months to achieve greater smoothness and softness while preserving the supple fruit-forward characteristics of Sangiovese
Tintilia is a black-skinned grape indigenous to the small region of Molise. It is grown in very small quantities. Tintilia wines tend to a rich, ruby red in color and are full-bodied, with evident, yet soft, tannins