The Company Nativ Srl is located in the heart of Paternopoli in the province of Avellino, on the Irpinia hills. The colonization on the territory came by the Sabini. During the III Samnite war, in the Century III a.C. the settlement Sabino was destroyed by Roman legions that here they settled. The territory became the refuge of hermits called "Pater", who shoes these soils to sojourn there. The hill upon which it was seated the Pater was called "Paternum". The territory underwent, subsequently, continuous barbarian raids rediscovery serenity only with the arrival of the Longobards The Minicipality is located in the territory of Paternopoli Agrotaurasino, including in the area of Controlled and Guaranteed Denomination of Origin for the production of Taurasi Docg, the fertility of the soils of volcanic nature, creates an ideal terroir for cultivating vines. The Nativ names was born to represent, trough the production of local wines, the origin of Italian viticulture. The grapes grown in these vineyards and centuries old vineyards in today represent a symbol of Italian culture, and the wine made from these grapes, reflects, better than any other product, the "Made in Italy".
In pursuing these steps, it is outlined the concept of "Nativ that litteral means "that which come from•", is achieved trough the production of wine from grapes native to the region. The Company currently owns 15 hectares of vineyards, processed according to the method espalier raised guyot, the wines are the product of accumulated experiences, and the best winemaking techniques , in order to obtain a high level to meet the needs of the consumer.
Annual production consists of 150.000 bottles, a significant part of the vineyard is located in the south-east along the ridge that ideally combines Castelvetere on Heat Paternopoli, through Montemarano and Castelfranci. The temperature result in a late harvest introns in November, creating wines rich in alcohol and extracts, tannins and acidity that need refinement longer to manifest their full potential. Paternopoli boasts the best exposures with vineyards located south southwest between 450 to 550 meters of sandy limestone and tuff giaciture. The cellar of the most modern equipment for wine grapes, from aging for storing wine, even if you have the knowledge that the most advanced technology cannot substitute for nature, as the wine is as indispensable prerequisites, the quality of the soil, the microclimate.