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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Rocca del Principe

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Campania

Grape Type:

Aglianico

Aglianico, Irpinia, 2013

6x75cl £68.00

10 cases, 5 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Crisp, lively with a structure that you would expect of Aglianico without remotely being too hard or heavy. Crunchy clear and vibrant flavours of cherries, sandalwood and leather. Juicy and moreish. From south facing young vines in the Lapio zone, the wine is fermented in tank and then aged in used oak French barriques for 12 months before bottling.

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