Cantine Russo Taurasi
Località Carazita
Via Fontana dello Spalatrone
83030 - Taurasi (AV) Italy

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Production Area:
on the Taurasi hills, in Irpinia, a land of ancient traditions, half way between Amalfi Coast and the Adriatic Sea.
aglianico 100%.
on the best sites of "La Carazita". The vineyard grows up on a hill, with argillaceous and limestone soil, facing the sun from dawn till dusk. Yield is kept within 60 q per hectare.
Wine -
harvest at the end of October. Long maceration in wine-making steel tanks to preserve the grape freshness.
the wine is aged partly in barriques and partly in French oak barrels (10-20 hl) for a period of about 36-48 months, then the wine is put in bottles to complete the fining.
impenetrable deep ruby in colour, with red fruits, balsamic spices, coconut and vanilla aromas. Full bodied with a very long finish and a hint of tannins.
Red meats, game and mature cheese typical of the Irpinian cooking. Serving temperature 18°

incremental improvement  >>= postponed perfection

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