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Torricino Taurasi DOCG 2012

Torricino Taurasi DOCG 2012
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Ruby red intense color with garnet. The aroma is fruity with hints of black cherry, berry, black pepper and tobacco. The palate is soft and complex with great structure and persistence, it lends itself to ageing. 100% Aglianico. Aglianico is one of Italian oldest autoctonous grapes. Torricino Estate is growing it in altitude, approx 800-900 metrs above sea level. Late harvest, patially dried grapes are just some of the features of this very fruity wine. Medium colored and bodied, with a nice balance of berry and cassis fruit, acidity, with some spiciness and earthiness on the finish.
Wine Specs
Vintage
2012
Varietal
Aglianico
Appellation
Aglianico DOCG
Vineyard Designation
Aglianico DOCG
Aging
24 months in large barrels, followed by 12 months in the bottle.
Fermentation
Malolactic fermentation
Alcohol %
14
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Serving Temperature: 60-68° F. Serve in goblets of medium width.
Vineyard Notes
Soil: clay calcarco Training System: Guyot
Food Pairing Notes
It is a perfect companion to meat dishes, roasts and game, pasta with meat sauce, truffles, spicy and seasoned cheeses.