Aglianico

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If Nebbiolo is king of Northern Italy, then Aglianico is king of the South. A wine with incredible quality, and a unique savory flavor that's best enjoyed aged.

Primary Flavors

  • White Pepper

  • Black Cherry

  • Smoke

  • Game

  • Spiced Plum

Taste Profile

  • Bone-Dry
  • Full Body
  • High Tannin
  • Medium-High Acidity
  • 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room
    60–68°F / 16–20°C
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $26.00

Food Pairing

A savory wine like Aglianico goes well with gamey dishes or even Texas-style barbecue. Of course, a well-aged Aglianico can be sipped like a fine Islay Scotch.

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