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Within an area of chalky clay, the vineyard is at 350 metres above sea level, facing south, south/west. The manual harvesting takes place the first 2 weeks of November and gives a yield of 700 gr. per m2. After a rigorous selection of grapes, the fermentation is at a controlled temperature of 18-20°C. The maceration lasts around 14-21 days. The ageing lasts around 36 months in new French oak casks. Maturing 12 to 24 months in bottle.


Additional tasting notes

Color : Ruby red

Nose : Rich, complex bouquet, aromas of cherries, violet.

Mouth : Great structure, balanced, a dominance of small red fruit, spices and chocolate, the tannins are subtle and of great finesse, unending lasting flavour.

Alcohol level : 15%

Winemaking : The ageing lasts about 36 months in new French oaks casks. Maturing 12 to 24 months in bottle.

Food pairing : Game, wild boar, red meat, roasted milk lamb, spicy dishes, hard cheeses.

Aging potential : 15 Years and >

  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Campania
  • Producer : Cantina Sanpaolo
  • Appellation : Taurasi Riserva DOCG
  • Classification alfavin : Powerful red
    Powerful, tannic, complex and full bodied. A wine of concentration, intensity and exceptional lingering flavour. High aging potential
  • Grape : Aglianico
  • Content : 75 cl
  • Type : Red
  • Wine Name : Cantina Sanpaolo Taurasi Riserva 2015

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Cantina Sanpaolo

Cantina Sanpaolo is in a hilly area between the provinces of Avellino and Benevento, with a wide variety of soil types in the vineyards, ranging from clayey to chalky and sandy and influenced by the volcanic ash from the mighty volcano ...

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