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.




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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  • Bocca di Lupo Castel del Monte DOC Aglianico 2006


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  • Cantina del Taburno Aglianico Taburno Fidelis 2007


    Good simple wine, for the price it's bargain. Good for diner with friends. People are getting open to each other, conversation is blooming under this wine. Got it for $15. Will buy more for my stash. Read More

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  • Mastroberardino Taurasi Riserva 1977


    The nose was amazingly young, vibrant and constantly changing. It opened up with aromas of cherry pip smoke, sweet cream and floral notes. As time passed it started to take on notes of dried coca and classic fruitcake. On the palate, it was silky and refined with intense blackberry fruits, tart plum and minerals. Tart red fruits and blackberry l... Read More

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