List of products by brand Marisa Cuomo
It was exactly 1980, the year in which Andrea Ferraioli presented the small vines he had inherited from his father as a wedding gift to the future bride. In this way the "Marisa Cuomo" winery was born, and with it began a story made of love, passion and endless work, which in thirty years led Andrea Ferraioli and Marisa Cuomo really far away, until they touched olympus of the best whites in the world. The winery is located in the town of Furore, a small jewel of the Amalfi Coast, and its vineyards overlook the beautiful Gulf of Salerno, from Ravello to Scala, along the fjords that reach Amalfi. About ten hectares of vineyards in total, which rise to an average height of five hundred meters, and climb the steep slopes overlooking the blue of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The vines, supported by chestnut piles according to the pergola rearing system, are so-called "wall", that is, they emerge horizontally from the dry-stone walls that the same Andrea and Marisa have laboriously built terracing. With an average that reaches the age of eighty, the plants are all frank and pre-phylloxera. Raising the most unknown and typical vines of the area such as fenile, piedirosso, broom, pepella, ripolo, sciascinoso, dyer and tronto, Marisa and Andrea are able to give a deep, sincere and unmistakable mark to all their labels. Rossi, Rosati or Bianchi, under the name "Furore", "Ravello" or "Costa d'Amalfi", all the wines produced by the Salerno winery are an expression of what is defined as "heroic viticulture", in which even more than any other thing counts the fatigue of the hands and the sweat of the forehead. Wines, those of Marisa Cuomo, which are made in the company's flagship label, which for years has seen in Fiorduva one of the finest and most renowned whites of the entire Italian peninsula and beyond.
The Aged Grappa 'Fiorduva' by Marisa Cuomo comes from the marc of the Fiorduva, between vines and rocks overlooking the sea of Furore. Aged in barrique, it is characterized by a straw yellow color with an elegant and vanilla scent, fragrant, intense and persistent. Pleasant taste, frank, persistent, soft, of notable finesse, with very complex scent.
Costa d'Amalfi Furore Bianco 'Fiorduva' by Marisa Cuomo is obtained exclusively from overripe grapes that are harvested manually and arrive in the cellar intact. After soft pressing the must is fermented for about 3 months in oak barrels. Loaded yellow with gold reflections. The scent recalls apricot and broom flowers, with hints of exotic fruit. The taste is soft, dense and characterized by an important aromatic persistence of dried apricot, raisin and candied fruit. One of the most important whites in Italy, a wine to be collected jealously and uncorked on special occasions.
Costa d’Amalfi Bianco by Marisa Cuomo is made between vines and rocks overlooking the sea of Furore, is characterized by a straw yellow color with an elegant scent of acacia, lemon grass and aromatic herbs and a finish that reminds the toasted almond. The taste is appreciated for its balance and lively freshness.
Costa d’Amalfi Rosato by Marisa Cuomo is made from hand-picked piedirosso and Aglianico grapes. It is characterized by a lively pink color and an intense aroma of cherry, red currant, and pomegranate together with essences of the Mediterranean scrub. Structured and harmonious to the taste, it stands out for its long persistence. Grand Gold Medal International Competition of mountain wines, Cervim.
Costa d'Amalfi Rosso by Marisa Cuomo is made from hand-picked piedirosso and Aglianico grapes. Left to rest exclusively in steel, it is a red wine in which the fruit is exalted to the maximum, to give a sip with a sapid and mineral character, thanks to the calcareous soils on which the vines grow and the saltiness from the Tyrrhenian Sea. Perfect wine with all the tasty preparations of the land cuisine.
Costa d'Amalfi Furore Rosso Riserva by Marisa Cuomo is made from hand-picked piedirosso and Aglianico grapes that reach the cellar intact. The must passes in second passage French oak barriques for at least 12 months. Red with hints of red berry fruit, in particular cherry, licorice and small wild flowers. Fresh, soft and rich, with good tannins and spicy hints.
Ravello Bianco by Marisa Cuomo is obtained exclusively from the must, which ferments for about 20/30 days on the selected yeasts. It rests in steel for about 4 months, so as to be marvelously intact on the fruit and on the varietal hints, as well as precious in its salty, mineral and Mediterranean nuances. The truest soul of the Amalfi coast.
Costa d'Amalfi Ravello Rosso Riserva by Marisa Cuomo is obtained from piedirosso and aglianico grapes harvested manually. Fermented in French oak barrels with a 20-day maceration on the skins. Subsequently, it is always raised in new French oak barrels, where it rests for at least 12 months. Soft taste, well balanced with a finish of licorice, vanilla and spices.