IT-MCR-11-18

Aglianico del Vulture 'Macarico', Macarico

Aglianico del Vulture 'Macarico', Macarico
  • Macarico’s flagship wine
  • 100% Aglianico
  • 15-50-year-old vines sourced from six vineyards
  • Sourced from the highest average elevation slopes between 500-600m elevation
  • Harvested in the first 10 days of November
  • Maceration-fermentation for about 20 days in stainless steel
  • Transferred into oak barriques (20% new, rest 3rd and fourth passage) for 12 months in an underground cellar carved from the tuff soil
  • Refined additional 12 months in bottle
  • 1,650 cases produced annually
Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
Italy
Region:
Basilicata
Appellation:
Aglianico del Vulture
Variety:
Aglianico
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Biodynamic

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
90
Date:
2021-05-01
Review:
Bright, bouncy aromas of wild cherry and blueberry meld with a mentholated edge on the nose. The palate is driven by juicy acidity, with tannins taking the back seat. There's good grip, energy and length, but ultimately this can be enjoyed in the near term. Drink now through 2025

Vinous Media

Score:
93

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