Top 1% wine in the world
Blend: 100% Aglianico
From: Italy, DOCG Taurasi IGT
By: Antonella Lonardo @ Contrade Di Taurasi
Purely Sagrantino grapes, strictly harvested by hand very late in the season. Rich deep ruby red in colour. The nose is wide and complex with notes of black cherry, red plums and an evolution of spices and tobacco. Palate intense with red fruit, fig jam, violet and finishes of balsamic and gentle smoky notes.
Azienda Agricola Contrade di Taurasi, founded in 1998 by Sandro Lonardo. A retired latin professor who since the early stage believed in both innovation and tradition. Innovation by experimenting with new technics in the cellar and tradition by using only indigenous grapes coming only from the vineyards they own. Nowadays the winery is run by a team of family members and experts winemakers.
Vivino users rate it a top wine with a stunning 4.3!