2011 Piano di Montevergine Taurasi Riserva DOCG


Region:   Campania


AppellationTaurasi Riserva DOCG


Varietals:   100% Aglianico


Color:  Brilliant ruby red with darker red around the rim


Aroma:  Complex scents with notes of blackberry, plum and sour cherry, along with sweet spices and a hint of toast


Taste:  Full bodied with elegant tannins and mineral notes; lingering finish with delicate taste of ripe cherries, dark fruit and licorice


Fermentation:  Grape bunches are selectively harvested by hand during the last two weeks of October. After destemming and pressing, the grapes macerate and ferment for 20 days at 75˚F.


Aging:  Minimum 3.5 years. The wine is aged for 18 months in medium toasted new French barriques, with a further refinement in the bottle for a minimum of 24 months.


Alcohol:  14.5%


Phonetic: pee-ahn-o dee mahn-te-vehr-GEE-ne