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.
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
Cacc'e Mmitte di Lucera 2011 - 91 Points
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
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...."
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