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Caudium was the capital of Sannio, with a sanctuary that still occupies the current acropolis fortified with a castle by the Lombards. The cultivation of the vine dates back to the Cretan period, about 3500 years ago. The soils are varied, limestone and marble, sandstone and marl, clay and stone materials.
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Aglianico is the oldest vine in the Greek world, the red par excellence, used for the best Greco-Roman wines.
Deep red. Aromas of wild blackberries, blueberries, red plum jams. Dense, pulpy, persistent.
The label is from the Giustiniani manufactory in Naples, the most important ceramic factory in Europe in 1700. The Aglianico del Taburno is very particular for the soils of the mountain, a middle ground between Vesuvius and the Dolomites. . In fact, its rocks are dolomites.
|The cellar||Masseria Frattasi|
|Vines and plants||100% Aglianico|
|Production area||Masseria Gualignano, Masseria San Pietro, Montesarchio|
|Vinification||Skin maceration for 15 days at 24 °.|
|Maturation||Aging in French second passage barriques from Allier, Nevers and Vosges with strong and medium toasting for 9 months. Another 3 months of rest in the bottle.|
|Name||Aglianico beneventano IGP|
|Service temperature||16 ° / 18 °|
|Alcohol content in %Vol||13.0|