Aglianico, "I Viaggiatori", Joaquin
Organic

Aglianico, "I Viaggiatori", Joaquin - 2017

Item # 47008 750mL
This item is currently out of stock.
Send me an email when this is back in stock.
Color
Red
Vintage
Country
Region
Producer
Grape Variety
This item is being featured in a tasting on: tasting date
This item is featured in: WineClub
This item is featured in AstorCenterClass at Astor Center

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

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


Tasting Notes

Aglianico from exceptional ungrafted, pre-phylloxera vines between 150-200 years old, this is a special dry red indeed. Declassified Taurasi, this spends less time in used oak, and is a fresher, yet dark-fruited, structured wine nonetheless. Pair with carne alla pizzaiola.


Need Help Deciding? Get personal recommendations from our staff

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Aglianico

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...

Read More

Sign up for our emails
Receive 10% Off Your First Order
Sign up for our emails

*required

Offer available to new subscribers. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Does not apply to items on sale, solid cases, corporate orders, or orders containing an item priced at more than $10,000.