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"Carrese" Aglianico Sannio Riserva 2015 D.O.C

“Carrese” Aglianico Sannio Riserva 2015 D.O.C

£15.00

An extraordinary Riserva Red Wine formed within the strict DOC guidelines. Derived from the precious Aglianico grape, vinified in contact with the skins for a long period and at a controlled temperature. After a short time in large Slavonian oak barrels, the wine is aged in barriques for a period ranging from 18 to 24 months. It is then bottled to continue ageing. The colour is an intense ruby red. Its aroma is complex with pleasant hints of ripe red fruit and jam with a hint of spice. The taste is elegant, complex with the good aftertaste and pleasantly tannic. This wine goes excellent with red meat and game. Ideally served at a temperature range of 16-18°C.
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Description

Carrese Aglianico Sannio Riserva 2015 DOC 13.5% (Red)

Farming of the grapes: This wine is obtained from Aglianico grape, grown in limestone-clay soils at an altitude of 200-350 m.a.s.l. Located on the slopes of the Regional Park of Taburno-Camposauro. An espalier farming system is employed giving a yield of 80 hectares from wines with the average age between 10 and 25 years. The harvest takes place during the month of October.

Vinification: The grapes are harvested by hand and conferred to the winery. There follows the de-stemming and soft pressing. The vinification is carried out by maceration with the skins, which are continuously re-submerged into the must. The fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature. After a short time in large Slavonian oak barrels, the wine is aged in barriques for a period ranging from 18 to 24 months. It is then bottled to continue ageing.

Additional information

Percentage (ABV)

13.5%

Product Information

Country: Italy
Grape: Aglianico
Acidity: 5g/l
Bottle Size: 75cl
Closure Type: Cork
Allergy Advice: Contains Sulphites
Style: Medium to Full-bodied

Serving Advice

16-18°C
Open 30-60 minutes before serving.