Campania Aglianico I.G.T.
Appellation: Campania Aglianico I.G.T.
Grape variety: Aglianico 100%
Production area: Mirabella Eclano (AV)
Year of planting: 1989
Altitude: 450 m a.s.l.
Soil composition: light-sandy
Plant density: 3.500 plants for hectare
Training system: espalier with spurred cordon pruning
Average yield: 70 quintals per hectare
Harvest: third decade of October
Vinification: manual harvest of selected bunches in 15 kg baskets, skin maceration, fermentation at around 26°C for 10-15 d ays, during which pump-overs are executed periodically. Following the first racking, a malolactic fermentation is done, then the wine goes to French oak barriques for 6 months, with a final ageing in bottle for 6 months.
Organoleptic characteristics: brilliant ruby red in the glass, with delicate hints of geranium, dark orange and pomegranate; at the second smell, there are slight notes of cortex, tobacco and potpourri. Smooth tannins, soft and very easy to drink.
Recommended pairings: pasta with beans; steak tartare; cacciucco alla livornese.
Available formats: 0,75L; 1,5L
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