Aglianico del Taburno Rosso DOCG
The vineyard of San Pietro is on a ridge of Taburno, all stone and clay, the scent of this wine leaves one stunned by the texture and kaleidoscopic aromatic qualities. Iovi Tonan was the tombstone of a temple, destroyed after the Roman Civil War and placed at the base of the church of the Purita’ in Montesarchio, then chapel of the palace of the d’Avalos, greats of Spain and princes of Montesarchio.
Masseria San Pietro, Montesarchio
Clay and limestone
Manual control of the vineyard. First week of November
Alcoholic fermentation and maceration in steel at a controlled temperature.
Aging in French oak barrels toasted strong and average for 18 months. Next aging in bottle
Red with purple highlights. Intoxicating scents of blackberries, blueberries, jams of red plums. Thick, fleshy, long finish. Minty freshness and balsamic notes of licorice.
1640 feet above s.l.