Kapnios Aglianico Beneventano IGP 2018 - MASSERIA FRATTASI

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Description

TYPE Aglianico Beneventano IGT

PRODUCTION AREA Montesarchio, Bonea, Tocco Caudio (Benevento)

TYPE OF SOIL Clay and limestone. Average height 500/600 slm

VINIFICATION Manual with selection from the vineyard. First ten days of November. Drying in the open loft.

TRAINING SYSTEM Plant in rows with spurred cordon pruning.

COLOR Purple red.

BOUQUET The nose is reminiscent of blackberries and black currant.

TASTE In the mouth it is full and balanced with melted tannins and a long finish of sweetened roasted coffee, chocolate, tobacco and spices.

NOTES Kapnios, a wine mentioned by Plato (Athenaeum I) and by Pliny (Naturalis Historia) is the first amarone, in the sense of withered and dry wine, in history. The Greek name capnios derives from smoked. The vine from which the Samnites obtained these wines was also caburnica, the modern cabernet, already present in Campania three millennia ago. The drying of the grapes in the sun produces the smoky flavor, hence the Greek name.

AGING Aging in new French oak barriques for 18 months and long aging in the bottle.

Product Details
9541

Data sheet

Alcoholic strength13.5%
Format750 ml
RegionCampania
DisciplinaryI.G.P.
Vintage2018

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