Taurasi is Campania's finest red; made predominantly from the Aglianico grape, it has alluring, crowd-pleasing flavours of black cherry and chocolate, backed by impressive richness on the palate, good acidity and firm tannins. Produced in the eponymous zone in Irpinia, Taurasi has proven its aging potential over the decades, it is an astonishing wine, one with notable complexity and harmony as well as freshness.
Grape Variety: Aglianico 100%
ABV %: 14.5 %
Ageing: Aged 24 months in Oak barrels and 12 months more in bottle afterwards
Colour: Ruby garnet red with orange-colored tendency.
Aromas: Elegant and fine red ripe fruit like blackberries, with aromas of bitter cocoa, tobacco, very elaborate and elegant tannins perfectly aligned and balanced
Taste: On the palate it is dry, warm, soft, velvety, with a good dose of elegant tannins, endowed with a very long persistence that amplifies the organoleptic sensations.
Serving Temperature: 20°C
Food pairing: Ideal paired with smoked cured meats, grilled red meats, oven cooked lamb, roasted pork.