Taurasi Poliphemo Vecchie Vigne, Luigi Tecce

Taurasi Poliphemo Vecchie Vigne, Luigi Tecce - 2018

Item # 38301 750mL

Made from two tiny parcels of historic Aglianico vineyards in Paternopoli planted in 1930. Winemaker Luigi Tecce was destined for a life in Roman politics when his father and grandfather died suddenly in 1997, leaving him the fourth generation farmhouse including olive trees, goats, sheep, and 5 hectares of 50+ year old tree-vine Taurasi Aglianico. 20 years later he became known as a prized Taurasi producer.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

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Brought to Italy by the Greeks in the 6th century B.C., Aglianico enjoyed an early heyday in the ancient world as one of the key components of Falernum, a wine revered by kings and poets. After nearly being wiped out by Phylloxera in the 19th century, the grape is now experiencing a great revival in southern Italy. Inky-black in color, with big tannins and firm structure, the grape offers typical notes of black fruits, smoke, dark chocolate, and mineral. It is a natural match for roasts and...

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