Irpinia aglianico

Avvolgente e Vellutato

First vintage: 2002

Vineyard municipality: San Mango sul Calore (AV) Location: Fontana del Bosco

Cellar: Ancient Castle

Type: Red DOP

Grapes: 100% Aglianico

Production area: company vineyards, grapes selected in the Fontana del Bosco area, North – South exposure

Soil: clayey-calcareous, altitude 400 m asl

Yield per hectare: 75 quintals

Training system: spurred cordon

Harvest period: first ten days of November

Vinification: manual harvesting of the grapes. Fermentation in steel at a controlled temperature and aging for 9 months in 25/50 hl oak barrels. Long bottle aging

Organoleptic notes: Ruby red, with fruity aromas of sour cherry, blackberry and black pepper. Dry, warm and well structured, it is also balanced by velvety tannins. The wine ages 9 months in 25/50 hl oak casks and then refines in bottle

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