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Caudium

Caudium

Aglianico beneventano IGP

Caudium was the capital of Sannio, a shrine which still occupies the current acropolis fortified with a castle by the Lombards. Vine cultivation dates back to Crete, about 3500 years ago. The soils are varied, limestone and marble, sandstone and marl, clay and stone materials. Aglianico is the oldest vine in the world greek, red for excellence, used to the best wines greek-Roman.

€12,00
Tagged under: Aglianico, Rosso.

Winemaking

Maceration at a controlled temperature. Aging in French oak barriques of second passage roasted strong media for some months. Next aging in bottle.

Organoleptic description

Dark red. Aromas of blackberries, blueberries, jams of red plums. Thick, fleshy, persistent.

Notes

The label manufacturing Giustiniani of Naples, the most important ceramics factory in Europe in 1700. The Aglianico del Taburno is very particular to the soils of the mountain, a middle-level consistency between Vesuvius and the Dolomites . In fact, its rocks are dolomite.

Production areaTaburno, Benevento
Ground typeClay and limestone
Wineyard100% aglianico
Altimetry984/1574 feet above s.l.
Cultivation methodEspalier
HarvestManual. First week of November
Alcohol content13%
Serving temperature18°
Annual production10000 bottles
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