Serpico

Serpico

 

Region:   Campania

 

AppellationIrpinia 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.

 

Alcohol:  14.5%