||Aglianico very probably takes its name from Glianica (grapes of the plain) as described by few ampelographers. This is an extremely territorial grape variety that gives of its best on volcanic, sandstone solis where the climate features extreme temperature differences. The most common clone is the Aglianico del Taburno.
||Altitude: 200-600 m. a.s.l.
|Composition of the land
||Medium-textured clayey-calcareous with sandstone/volcanic outcrops.
||From the second decade of October up to early November.
||After careful selection of the best sites for the production of Aglianico, the grapes are thinned out in the Vineyard. after which they are delivered to the Winery where they undergo destemming and maceration on the skins in fermentation vats of 100 hl. This is followed by fermentation at a controlled temperature of 22-25 °C.
||With a period of about 6 months in casks and another 6 months in steel vats.
||Itis a perfect accompaniment to first courses based on meat or meat sauce, and main courses of grilled red meat.
||Price Vigne Sannite Sannio Aglianico 2016 € 8.41