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Campania / San Salvatore
Place: Giungano (Salerno)
Square: 22 He
Quantity: 93 000 bottles
Owner: Giuseppe Pagano
Enologist: Riccardo Cotarella e Alessandro Leoni

San Salvatore

The winery is located in the same area where the Ancient Greeks began the colonization of Magna Grecia and where for the first time brought Aglianico, Fiano and Greco grapes. The philosophy is to produce wines respecting the nature and traditions to carry the history and flavors of this land in the wines created.

Despite being a very young company, the first harvest was in fact in 2009, San Salvatore is very tradition-bound peasant Cilento, respects the time and methods, combining them with the use of the latest technologies, thus favoring vocations of the land and nature of the place.

SanSalvatore is cultivating the land without synthetic products or genetically modified organisms, instead using biological processes and biodynamic preparations like horndung that favor the natural fertility of the ground and the production of humus; vines are protected from pests and diseases with copper and sulphur.

The winery has been certified organic by the European Union and adopts exclusively biological processes and biodynamic preparations.

The estate size is about 110 hectares, 23.5 with vineyards , the rest for olive groves , orchards, vegetable gardens and woodland, in order to maintain a natural balance in the earth. The vineyards are two, the first one and largest, is located in Cannito area, at the foot of Mount Calpazio that protects it from the elements, with a south-southwest exposure towards the sea, which allows it to be kissed from the sun throughout the day and be caressed by the sea breeze. The second, also facing south- southwest, is in Stio Cilento, in the very heart of the national park, 500 meters above the sea.

To learn more about San Salvatore please visit the winery website