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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:
2017
Country:
Italy
Region:
Basilicata
Appellation:
Aglianico del Vulture
Variety:
Aglianico
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Biodynamic

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
92
Date:
2021-02-03