Irpinia Aglianico PDO -"Rosso Tau"
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L'Irpinia Aglianico PDO “Tau red” it is a wine with an intense ruby red color and a scent of cherry, plum and wild berries, to which are added some spicy notes. Its vines, which produce quality grapesAglianico, are located on mixed terrain and are reared using the defined systemspurred cordon.
- Classification: Aglianico Docg
- Year: 2016
- Grapes: Aglianico 100%
- Color: intense ruby red
Scent: the nose shows aromas of morello cherry,
plum and berries,
to which spicy notes are added
- Characteristics of the terrain : mixed
- Training system: spurred cordon
Taste: dry, with great structure and elegance,
a beautiful expression of soft tannins,
persistent and balanced
- Strains / Ha: 5000
- Harvest period: late October, early November
- Production per hectare: 80 quintals
- Maturation in wood: 4 months inbarriqueFrench
- Service temperature: 18 CC
- Refinement: in bottle 6-8 months
Pairings: important wine that prefers first courses
earthy dishes, ideal with red meats,
roasts, meats and aged cheeses
- Alcoholic content: 12.5 / 13.5% vol.
Timing, processing methods and uses
The harvest period is between the end of October and the beginning of November and concerns about 5,000 plants per hectare, from which a production of about 80 quintals is obtained in optimal conditions. During the storage period, it is matured inbarriqueFrench for 4 months, while the aging period takes place in the bottle for a period of 6-8 months. In its final phase, an alcohol content of 12.5 / 13.5% vol can be detected. and is characterized by a dry flavor, with great structure, elegance and balance, with a dense and persistent expression of soft tannins. It is considered an important wine that prefers combinations with first courses from the earth, ideal with red meats and aged cheeses. It should be served at a temperature of 18 C..