Pentro di Isernia

Pentro di Isernia

41°36'0.11" N


14°14'13.24" E




about this subregion

Nestled in the heart of Italy's Molise region, the Pentro di Isernia Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC) stands as a testament to the region's rich winemaking history. This area, bathed in the gentle Mediterranean climate, boasts a harmonious blend of rolling hills and fertile valleys, making it an optimal environment for vine cultivation.

The terroir of Pentro di Isernia is characterized by a unique interplay of microclimate and soil composition, which has been harnessed for centuries to produce wines of distinctive character. Among the lush vineyards, two grape varieties shine prominently: Montepulciano and Falanghina.

Montepulciano, the most planted red grape variety, produces robust and flavorful red wines that are a perfect companion to the region's hearty cuisine. Its deep color, fruity aromas, and velvety texture make it a favorite among red wine enthusiasts.

On the other hand, Falanghina, the most planted white grape variety, is the heart and soul behind the region's aromatic and refreshing white wines. Renowned for its floral notes, crisp acidity, and hints of tropical fruits, Falanghina captures the essence of Molise's sun-kissed landscapes.

In conclusion, Pentro di Isernia DOC is more than just a wine designation; it is a celebration of Molise's heritage, its passionate winemakers, and the harmonious relationship between land and vine. Whether you're sipping a bold Montepulciano or a vibrant Falanghina, you're tasting a piece of Italy's timeless tradition.


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Vineyard Hectares



2200 - 2400


Discover Terroir

The Petro DOC, that is part of the Molise wine region, covers vineyards that are located in the hills of Verrino and the Volturno valleys in the province of Isernia.

In this DOC, the vineyards enjoy a temperate climate, while those located in the hills have a greater exposure to sunlight.

The soil of Pentro di Isernia DOC is characterized by a mix of clay, limestone, and marl, creating a diverse and well-draining foundation for vine growth. This unique composition imparts complexity and distinct mineral qualities to the wines, contributing to the region's rich terroir expression.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Montepulciano

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Falanghina

In the charming embrace of Pentro di Isernia DOC, a captivating quartet of wines beckons wine enthusiasts to savor the essence of this enchanting terroir. From the luminous Bianco to the lively Rosato, the expressive Rosso, and the esteemed Riserva, each bottle unfolds a tale of indigenous grapes and meticulous craftsmanship.

Bianco wines, a delightful blend of at least 80% Falanghina, complemented by 15-20% Trebbiano Toscano and a dash of Other Authorized White Grapes, offer a crisp and flavorful introduction to the region. Meanwhile, Rosato wines artfully intertwine 75-80% Montepulciano with 20-25% Tintilia, inviting us to relish the harmonious dance of red fruit notes and a touch of Other Authorized Nonaromatic Red Grapes.

In the realm of reds, Rosso wines echo the landscape with a composition of 75-80% Montepulciano and 20-25% Tintilia, creating a tapestry of flavors that reflect the region's identity. For those seeking the pinnacle of excellence, the Riserva awaits – a meticulous blend of Montepulciano, Tintilia, and a hint of Other Authorized Nonaromatic Red Grapes. With a minimum of 4 years of aging, including 2 years in barrel and 6 months in bottle, Riserva wines offer a symphony of complexity and elegance.

In Pentro di Isernia DOC, each glass is an invitation to embark on a journey of sensory exploration. From the vibrant Bianco to the versatile Rosato, the expressive Rosso, and the revered Riserva, these wines weave a narrative of passion and heritage, embodying the very soul of this remarkable region