Vino Spumante di Qualità Extra Dry


In the 1970s Paternoster used to produce about 70,000 bottles of sparkling wine a year; Assensi represents the link between the past and the future of bubbly wine on Mount Vulture! Dedicated to lovers of elegant, characterful sparkling wines.

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Tasting Note

Pale straw yellow with faint greenish highlights and a fine, persistent pelage. On the nose it displays intense yet elegant notes of white flowers and Golden Delicious apples. The palate is fresh and harmonious, with mellow fruit nicely counterbalanced by lively acidity.


Vulture, Basilicata


Falanghina 100%

Vinification and Maturation

The whole grapes are placed in a pneumatic press; only the free-run juice is used for making into sparkling wine. Fermentation takes place at a low temperature in 50 hl pressurized tanks. The prise de mousse takes roughly 90 days, at a low temperature.


13% by vol.

Serving Temp.


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Serving Suggestions

Ideal as an aperitif, with hors d’oeuvres and finger food. It can also accompany delicate fish and vegetable dishes, even from ethnic cuisines.


Tommasi family enters with a majority stake in the Paternoster wine company, historical producer of Aglianico del Vulture, in Basilicata region to strengthen the brand and the consolidation of the commercial network, as well as to increase interventions in the vineyards and cellar with a focus on organic and eco-sustainability. It covers about 20 hectares with black soil of volcanic origin, with a modern cellar, located in the different wine-growing districts in the countryside of the small town Barile. The vineyards are overlooking the Mount Vulture, an extinct volcano that marks the borders of a generous yet misterious land.

Tommasi Naturae

Sustainable Winegrowing


Certified organic vineyards


– We do not use products of animal origin or containing allergens in the wine production process.
– Optimization of the use of resources and management of the cellar.
– We employ procedures that allow us to work in full respect of the environment, avoiding waste and always recycling when possible.


– Organic corks with FSC certification
– Label: FSC certified paper
– Cardboard: recycled paper

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