Aglianico del Vulture DOC
Bauccio or rather Pirro del Balzo is Prince of Venosa in the fifteenth century. The city owes him the castle and a new urban structure. The name of this elegant Aglianico, aged in oak barrels, is inspired by him.
Grape variety: Aglianico del Vulture.
Area of production : contrada l’Iscone in the district of Venosa, grapes are sourced from a parcel of Liscone vineyard with more than 50 years old vines.
Tasting notes: bright ruby red with garnet highlights; the aroma is elegant and complex while in the mouth a lively acidity balances out a full body with persistent, velvety tannins.
Alcohol Content: 14,00-14,50 %vol.
Winemaking: hand picked fruit is selected, de-stemmed and not completely crushed in small tanks with a maceration of about 30 days. After an extended maturation on its lees, it is aged in new french tonneaux (500L) for 12 months.