Villa Italia

Importer Of Fine Italian Wines

WINE: Taurasi Riserva - Il Vicario

PRODUCER: D'Antiche Terre

D'Antiche Terre began in 1989 with 40 hectares of land in Avellino, and later started producing its own wine.  By 1993

Taurasi Riserva is characterized by a deep ruby red color, which assumes orange reflections after aging.  It has an intense, pleasant characteristic bouqet, with a dry, full, aromatic taste.  Serve at room temperature and uncork two hours before serving.  Recommended with red meats, game and mature cheeses. 

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  • Appelation:

    Taurasi DOCG

  • Varietals:

    100% Aglianico

  • Vinification:

    Pneumatic pressing and fermented on the skins with frequent punching down to extract color.

  • Vineyard:

    Irpinia - Colline di Pietradefusi - Vetrecchia

  • Aging:

    Initially in stainless steel tanks and then in large Slovenian oak and small French barriques. Total aging is 4 years with 18 months in the bottle.

  • Production:

    30,000 personalized bottles.

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