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Borgodangelo Società Agricola Srl
Winery Wines Files 14

Red wine 2014 Taurasi DOCG, Campania, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number: #BSA-L.20.029

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 14 January, 2021
Editor note: Clear scent of more black than red berries with a hint of cherries as well as herbal and floral nuances. Clear, straight, tart-juicy, quite polished fruit, fine tannin, delicate bite, herbal and floral nuances, a touch of cocoa and pepper, good persistence, has power but also certain polish, hints of citrus, ethereal traces, very good finish

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region of Campania. The zone was classified as DOC in 1970 and as DOCG in 1993. The vineyards cover 450 hectares of vineyards in the hilly and mountainous area of Irpinia, northeast of Avellino, on volcanic mountain slopes. Wine was already being grown here in pre-Christian times. The zone completely covers the municipalities of Bonito, Castelfranci, Castelvetere sul Calore, Fontanarosa, Lapio, Luogosano, Mirabella Eclano, Montefalcione, Montemarano, Montemiletto, Paternopoli, Pietradefusi, Sant'Angelo all'Esca, San Mango sul Calore, Taurasi, Torre le Nocelle and Venticano. The best locations are Castelfranci, Jampenne, Radici and...

The region (ital. Campania) with the capital Naples is located in the southwest of Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast near the "boot instep". More to the south are only the regions of Puglia to the east, as well as Calabria and Sicily. It is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Italy, the cultivation of wine here goes back to the Etruscans. Greek colonists probably founded colonies here and in neighbouring Calabria as early as 1,000 BC and called the area Oinotria (land of vines raised on stakes). Later, the Romans perfected viticulture here and called the area "Campania Felix" (happy land), because the wine...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine culture to the peninsula, beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the ideal land for...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. There are 65 synonyms for at least partly slightly different varieties. The most important are Aglianica, Aglianica de Pontelatone, Aglianichella, Aglianichello, Aglianico Amaro, Aglianico Crni, Aglianico del Vulture, Aglianico di Benevente, Aglianico di Castellaneta, Aglianico di Lapio, Aglianico di Puglia, Aglianico di Taurasi, Aglianico Femminile, Aglianico Liscio, Aglianico Mascolino, Aglianico Nero, Aglianico Pannarano, Aglianico Trignarulo Aglianico Tringarulo, Aglianico Zerpoluso, Aglianico Zerpuloso, Aglianicuccia, Agliano, Agliatica, Agliatico, Agnanico, Agnanico di Castellaneta, Cascavoglia, Cassano,...

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