Ognostro: Marco Tinessa’s Aglianico varietal and the power of terroir

May 28, 2017 1244

BY: Claudio Celio

Marco Tinessa is a young broker, at home in Milan. He is also an Irpinia native who set his career in Italy’s financial capital aside to pay tribute to the mountains near Naplesthat bred him.

How? When you've spent your youth between Montesarchio and San Martino Vallecaudina, and you've played hide-and-seek amongst the vineyards of Aglianico, how else? Making wine. A few years ago, Marco started looking for his dream vineyard. He found it in 2005, in Montemarano, in the heart of the Taurasi DOC appellation, cradle of the Aglianico variety.

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