Scorzagalline

TAURASI RISERVA DOCG

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The Taurasi DOCG Riserva is obtained by the grapes coming from the highest section of the Aglianico vineyard of Tenuta Fonzone, on the top of a hill located in Contrada Scorzagalline(Paternopoli). Grown in espalier, with spurred cordon pruning, the vines enjoy a favorable south-west exposure, on clayey soils located at an altitude of 430 m a.s.l.

 

he cultivated grapes, of excellent quality, are enhanced by the winemaking, which involves a long maceration on the skins and an aging of four years, 18 months of which in new medium-sized wood. The result is a wine of great structure and aromatic complexity, destined to tell itself over time.

Data Sheet

 

Denomination: Taurasi DOCG reserve
Composition: 100% Aglianico
Grapes origin:Tenuta Fonzone, Paternopoli (AV)
Soil:clayey loam
Altitude: 430 m a.s.l.
Exposure:south-west
Planting year:2005
Plant density:4500 plants per hectare
Training system: espalier
Potatura:cordone speronato
Resa: 50 quintali per ettaro
Harvest period:second week of November.

 

Winemaking and aging:
The bunches, harvested by hand and placed in crates, are quickly transported to the nearby cellar, here they are meticulously de-stemmed, by machine and then by hand. The fermentation and the maceration take place in stainless steel tanks for a period of 15-20 days. Subsequently, after the first decanting and the start of malolactic fermentation, the resulting wine is transferred to new medium-sized woods, where it rests for eighteen months.
Organoleptic characteristics:
Brilliant ruby red colour. The nose is of great complexity and finesse, with intense notes of black berry fruit and dried flowers, accompanied by tertiary hints such as tobacco, leather, licorice and sandalwood. On the palate it is enveloping, intense and persistent, with an elegant structure.
Pairings
Structured first courses, roast meats, game, wild boar ragout.
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AWARDS

Awards

Vintage 2013

Corona – Vini Buoni d’Italia 2021

Vintage 2012

SLOW WINE mention GRANDE VINO

Vintage 2012

Score 94/95 – J.Suckling 2016

Vintage 2010

Score 92 – J. Suckling 2016

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