Rocca del Principe Taurasi DOCG
Grape Varietal: 100% Aglianico
Vineyard: Campore (Lapio)
Vine Age: 17 years old
Altitude: 700 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous clay and yellow marls
Harvest: hand-harvesting in October
Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks with skin maceration for 20 days at controlled temperature
Aging: 6 months in stainless steel followed by 12 months in barriques and 20 hectoliter Slavonian oak tonneau and then rested in bottle for 12 months prior to release.
Production: 3,000 bottles
Tasting Notes: Rudy red in color with hints of violet. Rich nose with complex notes of black cherry, ripe plum, tobacco, spice, and hints of balsamic. Full bodied and dynamic with the right amount of tannin and a long persistence of ripe fruits in the finish.
Awards: 92+ Vinous Media
Formats Available: 750 ml
Current Vintage: 2012