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Lonardo Irpinia Rosso 2012

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Italy
Regional Varietals:
Aglianico
Barbera
Bordeaux Blend
Regional Wineries:
Allegrini
Altanuta
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Lonardo Irpinia Rosso 2012 750ML      
Sku: 66752

The farm has been working in the agribusiness for centuries. The Lonardo Family focuses both on the traditional vine-growing technique and experimentation in the wine cellar. The brand “Contrade di Taurasi” was born in 1998; its business philosophy is based on clear and unavoidable values:
• Using raw materials from their own vineyard alone;
• Testing new agronomical and oenological techniques not forgetting the tradition;
• Optimizing production methods in order to achieve a good value for money;
• Using autochthonous yeasts to bring out the typical organoleptic characteristics of its wines.

Tasting notes
A profile of blackberry and raspberry is features savory characteristics of leather, cocoa, and volcanic minerality. A sense of freshness drives into the finish which features the firm tannins that can only be Aglianico.

Rating
“Dark ruby-red. Pure aromas of red cherry and rose petal, plus a whiff of alcohol on the enticing, aromatic nose. Big, dense and juicy, but with lively acidity providing lift and nicely extending the bright, sweet red cherry and peppery raspberry flavors on the long, suave finish. This strikes me as having been made with extremely ripe grapes but it's neither cooked nor over the top. A knockout entry-level Aglianico.” Vinous, 91 Points

Country: Italy
Grape Varietal: Aglianico
Type: Still wine
 
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