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‘Principe’ Aglianico

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A red wine of great personality, extracted from the wine-making of the sunny and prolific “Taurasi, land’s aglianico grapes.
Production area: Montemarano, Castelvetere
Variety grapes: Aglianico of Taurasi 100 % Vineyard age: from 15 to 20 years
Vineyard exposure: south-east
Land’s composition: argillaceous calcareous Altitude: from 400 to 650 metres
Grape harvest: the first days of November Wine-making: at a controlled temperature (25/30° C) with a prolonged maceration and delestagè
Aging: 10 -12 months in French barriques and old large barrels

Bottle aging: 6 months at least

The wine is ruby red to garnet in color.  On the nose there’s a touch of vanilla that is immediately supported by intense dark fruit, smoke and earth.  On the palate there’s dark fruit again, blackberry, velvety texture, and spice with round-tannins a hint of smoke and a very pleasing finish.  Pairs well with red meat, cheese and game