- RobertR - 100% Aglianico from Southern Italy!
(Posted on 4/14/2015)For all you Aglianico lovers, here it is.
Color: intense ruby red whit violet hues;
Bouquet: fruity with hints of blackberry, plum, almond, elegant notes of licorice, black pepper and subtle toasted notes;
Taste: dry, full, persistent and tannic.
Food pairings: Ideal with game dishes and seasoned cheese.
“Tenute Girolamo” is at the heart of the Itria Valley, testament to the great love of one family for its land.
The first vines were planted in about 2001 and work was completed in 2006. The dedication and boundless energy, of the Girolamo family now reveal themselves in the ‘50 hectare of vineyard in which there are the finest indigenous Pugliese grapes as well as renowned grapes from around the world.
We combine research into modern approaches with traditional methods in all our choices and selections. In this way we are able to bring you elegant wines, sought after and appreciated the world over.
In every bottle, drop by drop, you appreciate the tireless devotion of the Girolamo family. The future will be a continuing quest for perfection, combining innovation with experience and our unstoppable passion with nature. In each bottle, drop by drop, we rediscover the relentless tenacity of the Girolamo family. The growth is the result of continuous pursuit of quality, which meets innovation and knowledge, where the irrepressible passion blends with nature.
Production area: Itria Valley, 450 mt on the sea level.
Soil: Mixed calcarious clay.
Vinification: It soft maceration in stainless steel tank, maturation in French oak barrels for 12/14 months.
It is aging in bottles for 6 month.