Aglianico del Taburno - Fontanavecchia

Varietal:  Aglianico 100%, selected and collected in crates.

Appellation: Taburno DOCG                                           Acidity :  g/l

Alcohol %: 13.5                                                        Sugar:   g/l

Production:   cs                                                                     Practice: Sustainable

Soil: Argillaceous with lime-rich marlstone outcrops.

Altitude: 300 meters

Tasting Notes:
There is a touch of resinous new oak, but it is moving into cedar and tobacco. Very good black fruits here, and a touch of red berries, also a little cherry. Very nice palate, plenty of elegance here as well as charm, with buoyant berry fruits and very good balance of coffeeish oak, smooth tannins and pert acidity.

Vinification:  Short maceration with skins at controlled temperature, ca. 10 days of fermentation.

Aging:  1 year in French oak casks

Food Pairing: Pairs best with full-flavoured dishes like Duck Confit, Beef Brisket, Osso Bucco, Oxtail, Wild Boar, Spicy Sausages, and Eggplant Parmesan.


Tasting Notes