CANTINE FALIESI "Mastio" Aglianico IGT
If you love big, bold, complex Cabernets, then you will fall in love with this Aglianico. Aromas of red fruits, blackberry and black cherry, mature prune and liquorice with a hint of leather and tobacco. Dense with earthy tannins and smooth on the palate. What's not to love?!
Aglianico \ahl ee YAH nee ko\
Sometimes referred to as “the Barolo of southern Italy,” Aglianico is known for being massively concentrated in flavour, with generous tannins. Noted for its chocolate and red fruit aromas, an Aglianico will outlive many of the wines in your cellar.
AB CSPC +800268
BC CSPC +187149
Region: Campania, Italy
Varietal: 100% Aglianico
One of Italy's oldest wine-growing regions, Campania dates back to the ancient Greek and Roman empires and is home to an impressive array of indigenous grape varieties, many of which are not grown anywhere else on earth. The rich volcanic soil combined with a hot Mediterranean climate make for wines of excellent character.
Vineyards: 15 years old
Soil: traces of volcanic ash and ancient clay
Altitude: 400-550m above sea level
Planting: approx. 4000 vines per hectare
Harvest: by hand, end of October
Winemaking: small batches, cold maceration, Aging: 10 months in barriques, 6 months in bottle
Production: 4,166 cases