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Epicuro Aglianico Beneventano IGT 2015

Member Review by ApelsecS:

cola, coffee, ripe dark berries... but not too heavy. nice!

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Terre Di Epicuro:
Terre di Epicuro is a private label brand of Italian wines sold at Trader Joes grocery stores. These value-driven wines are produced throughout southern Italy, representing some of the most popular grapes and styles found there including Aglianico, Nero d’Avola, Negroamaro, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo and Salice Salentino. 

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Snooth User: ApelsecS
10683501,502
4.00 5
02/08/2018

cola, coffee, ripe dark berries... but not too heavy. nice!


Snooth User: GrantC
237913204
2.00 5
Vintage: 2010 01/19/2013

I've had far better aglianico in my lifetime. Granted, we're talking about a $6 Trader Joe's bottle of wine here. I think Aglianico is one of those varietals that doesn't express itself well in the lower price range. Not much of a nose. Starts kind of jammy and cherry-ish, with its only real redeeming quality being a nice little bitter dryness on the back end. I wouldn't go back to this one, personally.


Snooth User: FranzVolpi
63786915
0.00 5
Vintage: 2010 11/12/2010

Needs a bit of breathing, but after that has a plumy mildly tannic mouthful. I love it! Only $5.99 here in Georgia.


Snooth User: FranzVolpi
63786915
4.00 5
Vintage: 2010 11/12/2010

Four glasses


Snooth User: wind5001
101779947
2.50 5
Vintage: 2009 01/31/2012

Out of the Epicuro wines, this seems to be the most acidic, tasting slightly off. The first nose is cherry, and it has a nice peppery finish to it. Still a decent enough wine which offers enough value for its price.


Snooth User: jraagetmevino
8172955
4.50 5
Vintage: 2009 04/09/2011

medium heavy


Snooth User: smithdaj54
829879871
3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 10/13/2011

Three glasses


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