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Name: AGLIANICO IRPINIA DOC

Soil and growing
Vineyard location:
Taurasi (AV)
Grapes: Aglianico 100%
Yield per hectare: 50 - 60 q.
Yield grapes/wine: 65%
Altimetry a.s.l.: about 350/400 m.
Type of soil: volcanic – clayey
Number of plants: 3500 tree stumps per hectare
Vines age: 10 – 20 years
Type of growing: small “cru” with spurred cordon implant.
Harvest time: First decade of November and a pre harvest at the end of October.

Wine production
Fermentation: maceration and ageing in steel (70%) and wood (30%)
Bottling: no stabilizing procedure and no filtration.

Chemical-physical properties
Alcoholic strenght:
13,5% Vol
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Organoleptic features
Colour:
deep ruby red.
Bouquet:strong, elegant with a taste of morello cherry, plum and  a vaste range of spices (above all black pepper).
Taste:dry, harmonic and fresh with soft but clear tannin taste.

Modality of service
Serving temperature:
18° C.
Courses:it is served with every kind of dishes, above all half ripe cheese and cold meat.

 

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