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Region: Apulia (Puglia)
Zone: Castel del Monte DOC

Castel del Monte Aglianico Rosso Riserva DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: Red wine
Taste: Dry
Volume: Medium
Min. alcohol: 12.5%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 2 years
Storage potential: 7 years

This red wine is made of the same grape as the non-aged Castel del Monte Aglianico Rosso DOC, namely the Aglianico grape (90-100%) with the permitted addition of other local, non-aromatic red grapes (0-10%).

The color ranges from dark ruby to garnet red, and the aroma of the wine is delicate and quite distinctive. The taste is dry, full-bodied and balanced.

The required storage period for Castel del Monte Aglianico Rosso Riserva DOC is 2 years, starting from January 1st of the year following the harvest. The wine must be kept in barrels for at least one year.

The storage potential is of 6-7 years.

Enjoyed to red meat and seasonal cheeses.

There is also a Castel del Monte Rosato DOC, which does not quite reach the quality of the red wine.

‘Rubicolo di Rivera’ from the Rivera winery is especially promising.

Great dishes to have with Castel del Monte Aglianico Rosso Riserva DOC

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