This is the Baccus Temple, where technology and nature meet every day to create top rated wines. You can see the whiteness of the winery, made of tuff (providing natural insulation) and built in the 70s by Memmo’s family.
Here there’s a refrigerate pressing system, linked to the area dedicated to wine aging through thermo-controlled tanks and an advanced wine-making system. Moreover, a spectacular barrel cellar holds more than 1000 barrique and 18 french-oak casks. Shovelled in the white tuff of the cellar, it is a real sight to see.
Castello Monaci wines are named after the legends and myths that remind of the greek origins of Apulia: Medos, Kreos, Maru, Piluna, Artas and Aiace. They are made with local grapevines such as Primitivo, Negramaro and Lecce’s Malvasia Nera.
The style is powerful, strong and elegant, yet relaxed and cheerful, just like the people who will take you through the cellar during our Wine Tours.