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Grape variety: 100% Aglianico

Production area: Hillside vineyards in the municipalities of Luogosano, Sant’Angelo all’Esca and Taurasi.

Altitude: 350 metres above sea level

Soil type: Calcareous clay with evident volcanic outcrops

Vinification: The grapes are harvested at full ripeness, then transported to the cellar, selected by hand and destemmed. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, and skin maceration lasts for about two weeks. The wine is aged in French oak barriques for 12 months, for a further 24 months in concrete tanks and at least another six months in bottle before release.

Tasting note
Colour: Intense ruby red.
Aroma: Fresh berry and cherry fruit aromas with a complex bouquet of spice and liquorice. Taste: Full-bodied and complete with ripe and elegant tannins.

Food pairing: Well-suited to wild game meats, game birds and seasoned cheeses. Best served at a temperature of 18-20°C. Open the bottle an hour before serving.

Tenuta Cavalier Pepe, Irpinia Campi Taurasini 'Santo Stefano' DOC, 2012

SKU: 11641_2012
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