Agricultural company Fontanarosa the dedication and the love for the earth, the tradition, the cultivation of the vineyards and the culture of the wine have allowed that in the heart of the Magna Greece our company was born. It is situated to Scanzano Jonico, laughing locality on the lucana jonica coast, where an old colonica house has been transformed in a house-wine cellar. Our company boasts before of being in the Metapontino to having a complete cycle of production that goes from the cultivation of the grapes to the filling of the wine; this allows us to guarantee the qualitative control on all is made of the working process, with the possibility for the customer, always to the center of ours attention, to visit the wine cellar and to become account of as the Fontanarosa wines they are fruit is of the respect of the traditional rules of working that of the most modern enologiche techniques. In the area of Metaponto, exist all the conditions in order to produce grapes absolutely healties, able to become, through a sage production, wine expression not imitable of our territory.
The sharpening goddesses of our wines comes carried out in barriques of rovere French in order at least 6 months. The wood represents an obligatory passage for all the great red wines, in fact the interaction between the wood and the tannins, substances natural chemistries presents in the peels of the grapes, and thanks to slow a graduates micro-oxidized phenomena , allow the wine to catch up those aromatic complexities and of taste otherwise difficult to catch up.
Scanzano Jonico, laughing common of the Province of Matera placed on the ionic coast. Theatre of memorable battles, saw to pass to the elephants of Pirro (282 a.c.), the legions of Rome and the troops of the King epirota Alexander the Molosso that found probably the dead here. Earth of raids and pillages, in the last few decades has become earth of social conquests, reclamations and agricultural development. The agrarian reform in years ' 50 has created numerous familiar nucleuses, coming from from all the Lucania; therefore various cultures, traditions have been melted and folklore which is fruit of the genuine Mediterranean enogastronomia that can be appreciated in the numerous farm holidays. The tourist offer has been become larger with the realization of a great residential complex, that it takes the name of Portogreco. The agricultural field remains of primary importance; fruits and ortaggi are product of quality, the ancient pasteurize is evoluted in the modern stables of the XXI sec. Consolidating the appreciated lattiero-casearia tradition of Scanzano. The working of the olives and the ancient art of the wine find in some companies the prestige and the pride of the complete row, whose work cycle part from the cultivation of the plant in order to arrive to the imbottigliamento of a valuable finished product. To visit the historical center with the Baronial Palace and the formations of casiline of the labourers, fates on the medieval country house of S. Maria (XI sec.) which remain traces in the church and the tower, today incorporated in the palace remain. The first site archaeological of Termitito, where the human presence is attested since the age of Medium Bronze; in this plain the ancient Lagaria is identified where according to Strabone a sweet and amiable wine was produced, mentioned from Plinio the old also for its therapeutic property. The Village of Recoleta with the imposing palace; the Palace of Andriace that rises on the sides of the Cavone torrent, last name of the Achelandro. The Tower of the Beacon, only defensive tower of the schisms erected on the lucana ionic coast in the XVI sec. from the vicereal government of the Reign of Naples.