Gaglioppo

  • Grape
  • gah-lee-oh-poe

A delicious, rare find from Calabria that is the child grape of Sangiovese and sibling to Sicily’s Nerello Mascalese. Wines often deliver dusty fruit flavors.

Primary Flavors

  • Raspberry

  • Red Currant

  • Clay Pot

  • Leather

  • Tobacco

Taste Profile

  • Bone-Dry
  • Medium Body
  • Medium-High Tannin
  • Medium Acidity
  • 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room
    60–68°F / 16–20°C
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $15.00

Food Pairing

A great match with Italian fare including pasta Bolognese, spaghetti pomodoro (with tomato sauce), and Margherita pizza. Gaglioppo pairs with both light and dark meats.

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