Aglianico

 

Grape: Aglianico

Color: Red

 

Main Regions: Italy (Apulia, Basilicata, Campania).

 

Description: Aglianico has a storied history dating back to the Roman Empire. It is rumored to have been a major component in the ancient wine of Falernum.  

 

Characteristics: Body: (Med-Full);  Flavors & Smells Of: (Cherry, chocolate, earth, spice).

 

Wine Styles: Dry red, semisweet, spumante.

 

Origin: Greece.

 

Notes:

 

Important Aglianico Wines From Italy:

 

     Aglianico del Vulture DOC (Basilicata)

     Taburno DOCG (Campania)

     Taurasi DOCG (Campania)

     Falerno del Massico DOC (Campania)

– Description from Craig Donofrio

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