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Colli di Castelfranci Taurasi


2020 Bottle of Emendis Cabro Xarelo Still White Wine sold by Keystone Importers in Philadelphia

Vineyard Colli di Castelfranci

Vintage 2010

Country Italy

Region Campania

Type Still Red

Varietals 100% Aglianico

Alcohol 13.5%

Winemaking Colli di Castelfranci is a story of resilience. Young people who believe in the immense potential of a wine-growing area where their grandparents and their fathers raised them, united by one great passion: to continue producing wine in their homeland. The ancient wine-making tradition continues to be handed down from generation to generation in the winery, where everything began. This wine was produced in clayey-sandy soil.


Description

This wine is named after the “Alta Valle del Calore” at the feet of the “Picentini” mountains. It has a huge structure together with a suitable freshness that makes it particularly suitable for aging and able to express an important potential in odor and taste with myrtle and licorice marks.The Aglianico is a grape already known since ancient times, originally from Magna Graecia, its name come from the vulgarization of the word “Ellenikon”. This wine is obtained from grapes in the same area as the more famous Taurasi and for this reason it has the DOC denomination with the specification Campi Taurasini. The characteristics of the grapes depend heavily on the soil and the climate of the area where it is cultivated.


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