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On a volcanic soil, the vineyard is situated 350 metres above sea level, facing south, south / west. The manual harvest takes place between October 20th and November 10th.

After a rigorous selection of grapes, the fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 24°C. The maceration lasts about 14-20 days. Aging lasts about 12 months in new French oak barrels. The wine is then matured of a few years in tanks and bottle.


Additional tasting notes

Color : Ruby red with hints of garnet.

Nose : Rich, complex bouquet, scents of cherries, violets.

Mouth : Great structure, balanced, dominance of small red fruits, spices, tobacco and chocolate. The tannins are supple and elegant, Long lasting flavour.

Alcohol level : 14%

Winemaking : Aging lasts about 12 months in new French oak barrels. Maturing 12 to 24 months in bottle.

Food pairing : Venison, wild boar, red meat, roast baby lamb, spicy dishes, hard cheeses.

Aging potential : 10 Years and >

  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Campania
  • Producer : Cantina Sanpaolo
  • Appellation : Taurasi 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 2016

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Christened "Oenotria", which literally means "the Land of Wine", 3,000 years ago by the Greek settlers, Campania stretches along the Tyrrhenian coast of south-west Italy. The broad coastal plains are interrupted by sedimentary or ...

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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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