Appellation: Irpinia Aglianico DOC
Varietals: 100% Aglianico di Taurasi
Color: Ruby red color
Aroma: A complete bouquet of cherry jam, sweet spices, licorice, coffee and cacao
Taste: Balanced in the mouth with background of toast and spice; minerality with a long, pleasant finish.
Fermentation: Manual harvesting starts in mid-late October and lasts until early November. After pressing, a 10 day maceration on the skins and alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel 75˚F for 10 days. Malolactic fermentation takes place in wood.
Aging: 18 months in medium-toasted new French oak barriques. A minimum aging of 8 months in bottle prior to release.