Taurasi DOCG

Feudi di San Gregorio

Pronunciation
Tao-RAH-see
Year
Current
Type
Red
Winery
Feudi di San Gregorio
Region
Campania
Oenologist
Giuseppe Mongeluzzo and winemaking consultant Riccardo Cotarella

Overview

Many authorities on Italian wines have referred to Aglianico as the Barolo of the south. Taurasi is a top expression of Aglianico, a grape of ancient Hellenic roots. Taurasi is well suited to long ageing.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
100% Aglianico
Vinification
Very rigourous grape selection from single vineyard fruit, vinification in s s tanks, then into oak for malolactic fermentation.
Aging
18 months in new oak barriques, then 24 months in bottle.
Alcohol
14%
| Appearance
Brilliant ruby red.
| Aroma
Fragrant aromas of sour and morello cherry, cinammon, nutmeg, vanilla and aniseed.
| Taste
Very full with balance. Sweet and smooth tannins and a long finish.
| Serving Suggestions
Roast of lamb and game meats, braised short ribs.

Taurasi DOCG

Suggested Retail:
$46.00
CSPC#:
738400
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6