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History and features of Aglianico

The red grape Aglianico produces some of the best red wines of South Italy; it is precisely in the southern regions has found that the best terroir in which to express themselves, and in a particular way in Basilicata, on land ancient dormant volcano Vùlture, and in Campania as mentioned in the areas of beneventano and avellinese; but these grapes are also present in many of Doc Molise, Puglia and Calabria. Wherever it is grown, Aglianico still retains an aerial aromatic expression, highlighted by notes of licorice and minerality, a seductive tannins and a feeling of never excessive heat.

Aglianico is expressed with particular elegance and quality of volcanic soils, minerals and stony; the screw does not stand the cold, and indeed the thermal excursions can foster the development of a fine and intense flavor profile. The plant has a tendency to an abundant production, with clusters that are compact and featuring grapes from dark-skinned, with a bluish, covered with abundant bloom. The wine has a deep ruby ​​color, which over time tends to veer towards garnet; The olfactory profile is intense, characterized by fruity and floral scents (like elegant aromas of red fruit) that veer towards spicy nuances and more complex with age. On the palate, it shows great structure, and reveals warm and enveloping, with complex aromas, tannins in evidence and pleasant freshness.