Appellation: Campania Aglianico
Grape variety: Aglianico 100%
Production area: Montemarano (AV) / Mirabella Eclano (AV)
Year of planting: 1989 / 1992
Altitude: 450 m a.s.l. / 650 m a.s.l.
Soil composition: sandy / clayey
Plant density: 3.000 plants for hectare
Training system: espalier with spurred cordon pruning
Average yield: 60 quintals per hectare
Harvest: third decade of October-first decade of November
Vinification: manual harvest of selected bunches in 15 kg baskets, skin maceration, fermentation at around 26°C for 15-20 d ays, during which pump-over and délestages are executed periodically. Following the first racking, a malolactic fermentation is done, then the wine goes to French oak barriques for 12 months, with a final ageing in bottle for 12 months.
Organoleptic characteristics: brilliant ruby red in the glass, with hints of sour cherries, myrtle, aromatic herbs and violets; well-structured wine, with an intense tannin and a good sapidity..
Recommended pairings: lasagna; legume and cereal soup; mixed boiled meat.
Available formats: 0,75L; 1,5L
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