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  • Decanting time

    1.5h
  • When to drink

    Now-2028
  • Food Pairing

    Roasted lamb chops, roasted duck brest & Grilled Ribs

The Story

Denomination:  Aglianico del Vulture Superiore DOCG

Grapes:  Aglianico 100%

Location of vineyard:  Barile

Area under vines:  4 hectares

Altitude and Exposure:  500 meters asl, South – Southeast

Soil type:  Volcanic, tufaceous, clayey

Training system:  Guyot and “capanno” (cane tripod)

Fermentation:  Fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks for 20/30 days.

Ageing:  14-16 months in French oak barriques I and II hand

Tasting note: Structered and powerful wine, ruby-red coloured with deep-purple nuances. It has a complex balsamic aroma with scent of soft fruits, plums, blackberries and cherries. Elegant and with a long textural finish.

Maturation:  12 months minimum

Serving temperature:  18 C°

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Origin

Basilicata, Barile Potenza

Grapes

100% Aglianico

Drinking temperature

17-18C

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