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Alberto Longo


Organic - Nero di Troia, Negroamaro, Primitivo

In the heart of Northern Puglia, in Lucera, an area rich in historical and environmental value, the winery of Alberto Longo has its roots in an extraordinary anthropological and cultural context.

Since 1968 the founders, Adele and Giovanni Longo eventually accompanied by their son Alberto, share a passion for producing quality wines valorizing the nearly forgotten appellation Cacc’e Mmitte di Lucera.

This appellation, among the first DOCs in Puglia to be established and recognized in 1976, has as its main grape variety, Nero di Troia.

Short Info

Owner: Alberto Longo

Winemaker: Tommaso Pinto

Varietals planted: Nero di Troia, Montepulciano, Negramaro, Primitivo, Bombino, Falanghina.

Total acres: 35 hectares of vineyard (27 in Celentano and 8 in Cavalli areas )

Soil: Calcareus with clay loam texture in some vineyards and sandy loam texture in other vineyards.

Winery production: 100.000 bottles

News & Awards

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Cacc'e Mmitte di Lucera 2011 - 91 Points

Apr, 2015

The 2011 Cacc'e Mmitte di Lucera is a blend of 50%
Nero di Troia, 35% Montepulciano and 15% Bombino
Bianco. Alberto Longo is one of the most prolific and
articulate narrators of this little-known DOC
appellation ...

The wine routes Puglia tells "The story of Cacc 'e Mmitte"

June 16, 2021

"Today we tell you a story that has its roots in the Dauno Subappennino, in the north of Puglia. It is the story of Cacc'e Mmitte, a DOC wine widespread mainly in the north of Puglia. Its chosen territory includes the Foggia municipalities of Lucera, Troia and Biccari. The main feature of the area around these municipalities is the soil, which originated from the raising of the seabed...."

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Doctor Wine

May 5, 2022

90/100: 4.7.7 Syrah 2010, Le Fossette 2014. 88/100: Capoposto 2013. 87/100 Cacc'e Mmitte of Lucera 2013.

The Wine Hunter

May 5, 2022

4.7.7 Syrah

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Meet Alberto Longo 

Organic farming in the heart of Northern Puglia


Interview of Alberto Longo at Prowein fair


- Alberto Longo's Capoposto presentation from The Allotment Wine Co. here

- Virtual tour for the Slow Wine 2021 guide at the Agricole Alberto Longo winery here

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