Since antiquity the best grape Vitis hellenica (today Aglianico) is obtained Taurasi. The name comes from the town of the same name, the old Taurasi in Irpinia. The wine is characterized by its aromatic complexity. Red color tending to garnet, the nose is extremely dense with hints of blackberry, vanilla and dried mushrooms. The taste is velvety, full and elegant. Goes well with roasted red meat, game dishes or spice truffles and mature cheeses.
November, grapes are selected in the vineyard and hand picked.
Maceration for about 15 days, fermentation with autochthonous yeast starter. Maturation takes place in oak barrels and barriques for at least 22 months. The wine aging in bottle for another twelve months before to be released.
Clay and limestone
Vine Cultivation System
70 quintals per hectare
Fontanarosa - Avellino