In the two thousand year history of the Aglianico grape, Taurasi, the wine of the vigne opime of old Taurasia mentioned by Livy, has a special place. This wine has seen an astonishing series of vintages which have charmed with their style and personality. Radici, which was produced for the first time in 1986, is the result of painstaking research into exposure, chemical and physical characteristics of terroir, and topography. Its strong personality, dense structure, and aromatic concentration are the primary features of this prestigious symbol of Irpinian viticulture.
Grape Variety Aglianico 100%
Aging in oak: about thirty months in 40 hl oak barrels and barriques.
Bottle refining: at least 18 months.
Colour: ruby red with orange reflections
Bouquet: full, complex, intense bouquet redolent of tobacco, cherry, violet and berries.
Palate: in the mouth it is enveloping, elegant, and persistent. The background has distinct notes of plum, bitter cherry, strawberry jam, black pepper.
Alcohol content 13,5% .
Food affinities: a fine accompaniment to roast meats and larger game (deer, wild boar, etc.), spiced dishes or truffle, and mature cheese, serving temperature 18°C