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 Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Oversized

  • DECANT
    1 Hour

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

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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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly