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The hamlet of Rotondo, in the district of Barile, has historically always been one of the most atmospheric and coveted spots for the cultivation of the Aglianico variety… a really thrilling cru!

Awards

2015 James Suckling 90 pts
2015 Wine Enthusiats 92 pts Cellar Selection
2015 Wine Spectator 91 pts
2015 Robert Parker 92 pts
2015 Gambero Rosso 2 Bicchieri Rossi
2013 James Suckling 92 pts
2013 Wine Spectator 90 pts

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SKU A2RO Category

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Tasting Note

Bright ruby red with gleaming purplish highlights; on the nose it displays fruity and spicy notes, with a hint of licorice. On the palate it is juicy and concentrated, with notes of raspberry preserve and a rounded, persistent finish.

Origin

The Villa Rotondo vineyard, lying at 500 meters above sea level. The old, Guyot-trained vines produce extremely low yields.

Grapes

Aglianico del Vulture 100%

Vinification and Maturation

Manual harvest in small crates; classic red wine fermentation with destemmed grapes; maceration in stainless steel for 15 days at 25°-28°C, with periodic pumping over and punching down of the cap. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in new French barriques for 14 months. 12 months’ bottle-aging.

Alcohol

14% by vol.

Serving Temp.

16-18°C

Bottle Size

0.75l

Serving Suggestions

It can even be enjoyed throughout a meal, but goes particularly well with pasta with meat sauce, roasts of lamb or red meats, and with mature cheeses.

Serving Suggestions

It can even be enjoyed throughout a meal, but goes particularly well with pasta with meat sauce, roasts of lamb or red meats, and with mature cheeses.

Vineyard

Tommasi family enters with a majority stake in the Paternoster wine company, historical producer of Aglianico del Vulture, in Basilicata region to strengthen the brand and the consolidation of the commercial network, as well as to increase interventions in the vineyards and cellar with a focus on organic and eco-sustainability. It covers about 20 hectares with black soil of volcanic origin, with a modern cellar, located in the different wine-growing districts in the countryside of the small town Barile. The vineyards are overlooking the Mount Vulture, an extinct volcano that marks the borders of a generous yet misterious land.

Vineyard

Tommasi family enters with a majority stake in the Paternoster wine company, historical producer of Aglianico del Vulture, in Basilicata region to strengthen the brand and the consolidation of the commercial network, as well as to increase interventions in the vineyards and cellar with a focus on organic and eco-sustainability. It covers about 20 hectares with black soil of volcanic origin, with a modern cellar, located in the different wine-growing districts in the countryside of the small town Barile. The vineyards are overlooking the Mount Vulture, an extinct volcano that marks the borders of a generous yet misterious land.

Tommasi Naturae

Sustainable Winegrowing

Vineyard

Certified organic vineyards.

Production

– We do not use products of animal origin or containing allergens in the wine production process.
– Optimization of the use of resources and management of the cellar.
– We employ procedures that allow us to work in full respect of the environment, avoiding waste and always recycling when possible.

Packaging

– Organic corks with FSC certification
– Label: FSC certified paper
– Cardboard: recycled paper

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