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Antonio Caggiano Aglianico Dell'irpinia Tauri 2016 750ml

Rated 91 - Bright ruby-red. Musky aromas of raspberry, flint, leather and tobacco. Fresh, broad and lush, presenting very forward, appealing flinty...
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Antonio Caggiano Taurasi Macchia Dei Goti 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - What a beautiful bouquet in the glass of sliced blue fruit such as blueberry essence, as well as brambleberries, blackberry pie, ivy,...
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Bisceglia Aglianico Del Vulture Gudarra 2015 750ml

Rated 91 - Very attractive aromas of blue fruit, tar and spices. Some dried meat. Full body and a soft and rich palate. Flavorful finish. Drink now.
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Di Majo Norante Aglianico Contado 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - A pleasant, spicy red with ripe-blueberry and light vanilla character. Medium body, round tannins and a medium-fruity finish. Shows lots...
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Donnachiara Aglianico Campania Igt 2015 750ml

Rated 92 - A tight and minerally red with chocolate, spice and stone aromas and flavors. Juicy and flavorful with plenty of fruit and intensity....
92JS
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Donnachiara Aglianico Irpinia Doc 2015 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2015 Irpinia Aglianico is a highly drinkable and accessible wine that makes a great impression straight out of the gate. My mind...
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Donnachiara Taurasi 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2013 Taurasi by Donnachiara is a richly layered wine with plush tones of black fruit, spice, leather and campfire ash. That firm...
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Fattoria Galardi Terra Di Lavoro 2015 750ml

Rated 96 - TOP 100 WINES OF 2017 #66 - A powerful yet balanced red with glorious dark fruits, sweet tobacco, dark mushroom and flowers. Full body,...
96JS
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Feudi Di San Gregorio Rubrato 2015 750ml

Rated 95 - TOP 100 WINES OF 2017 #76 - This shows such a beautiful density and texture with licorice and blackberry character. Full and layered yet...
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Feudi Di San Gregorio Serpico 2011 750ml

Rated 95 - More elegant than the Taurasi, with awesome notes of black cherries, currants, toasted spices, and hints of barrique, the 2011 Serpico...
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Feudi Di San Gregorio Taurasi 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2011 Taurasi is a surprise hit that defies the stereotypes of the vintage. The 2011 summer was a very hot one with dry winds from...
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Giornata Aglianico French Camp Vineyard 2015 750ml

Rated 90 - Bright purple. Smoke-tinged aromas of ripe black and blue fruits, succulent herbs, dark chocolate and cracked pepper; a smoky quality...
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Aglianico

The history of the Aglianico grape is an impressive one, and one which takes us back to the earliest days of wine production in Italy. The name itself is a derivation of Ellenico, the Italian word for the Greek Hellenic, and its origins are certainly ancient Greek. Two and a half thousand years ago, the Greek empire was expanding, and Aglianico vines were first brought to Italy (known by the Greeks as Oenotria - land of the wines) at this time. They were mainly planted in southern Italy, in and around the regions of Campania and Basilicata, and thrived there until the late nineteenth century. However, when the phylloxera epidemic struck, the Aglianico grape was almost destroyed forever.

Following the war, Italian grapegrowers went to great lengths to begin replacing the lost Aglianico vines, and by the beginning of the 21st century, there were 35,000 acres of Aglianico vineyards in use in southern Italy. This grape seems to thrive best in volcanic soils, where it takes on plenty of the distinctive character of these fertile lands. It is most celebrated in the DOC regions of Taurasi and Aglianico del Vulture, where it exudes its beautiful intensity and freshness in the hands of the master vintners who work there.