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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  • Rocca del Dragone Aglianico 2009

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    Wine review by Austinista


  • Feudi di San Gregorio Irpinia Rubrato 2011

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    Wine review by mannycorks


  • This could be so easy. Barolo, Amarone, Chateauneuf du Pape, Bordeaux, Port. ... ... Duoro $27 Italy Aglianico is one of Italy's great red wines, though it has remained pretty much an insider's wine for years. In fact for years it’s been the ‘next great thing’ from Italy, yet has never managed to really break through to the mainstream. That m... Read More

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  • Tenuta di Somaro Aglianico Primitivo 2011

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    Velvety and rich with bold fruit flavors. Ripe berry overtones. Soft tannins. Vanilla & brown sugar notes. Cinnamon. Beautiful velvety mouth feel. Wonderfully balanced. Read More

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  • Musto Carmelitano Aglianico del Vulture Serra del Prete 2009

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    Clear garnet color. Cherries and cream on the nose with hints of violets and rose petals. Fresh, resiny cranberry on the palate with notes of orange rind and smoke, needed several hours to smooth out the strong tannins. A building finish of dark stonefruit and black pepper. Read More

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  • Italy has a huge number of "native" grape varieties, mostly because ... to those other reds, like Aglianico and Nero d'Avola, that I was mad for a couple years ago.  I'm also a big fan of Lagrein from the area ceded by Austria at the end of WW I, Alto Adige (aka Sudtirol).BTW, two new favorite Italian wines:  2009 Monsanto Chianti Classico Ris... Read More

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