Aglianico del Vulture Terre di Orazio
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Cantina di Venosa was founded in 1957 and today has 400 grower members with 800 ha of vineyard. It is the largest producer of Aglianico wines in the Vulture area of Basilicata - here vines grow on the volcanic soils from the local Mount Vulture. The Aglianico grape is believed to have been introduced to the region by the Greeks in the 6th or 7th century BC!
Aglianico del Vulture Terre di Orazio wine is a really classic, mature, southern Italian red which is remarkably accessible for the notoriously tannic Aglianico grape. Terre di Orazio means ‘Land of Horace’ - the famous Latin poet was born here in Venosa. A warm and richly-flavoured oak-aged Aglianico. With aromas of violet and cassis, the generous palate is packed full of red and black berry fruits, with spice and well-integrated oak giving structure and length. At its best with pasta dishes, red meats and mature cheeses.Country: Italy
Grapes: Aglianico 100%
Bottle Size: 75cl
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes