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2015 Taurasi Radici, Mastroberardino

2015 Taurasi Radici, Mastroberardino

Ref: MAST150
Red  |  Still  |  13.5% ABV

The Mastroberardino family has lived in this part of Campania - and worked in wine - for well over two centuries. For many years they almost single-handedly carried the flag for Campanian wine. The winery is located in Irpinia, the meeting place of three great DOCGs: the white Fiano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo, and the red Taurasi. 

Case of 6 Bottles
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£180.00
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Mastroberardino
AppellationAppellation: Taurasi
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Italy
RegionRegion: Campania
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13.5%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2021-2031
MaturityMaturity: Not Yet Ready
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Aglianico
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

N.B. Taurasi is made from the great Aglianico grape, both DOCG and variety suffering a lack of exposure due to their home locale in southern Italy. Just as Taurasi is one of Italy's greatest and most age-worthy red wines, so is Aglianico one of the world's finest red grapes. 

This is already one seriously complex and fascinating wine. Aromas are just starting to mature, giving up tertiary scents of singe, red fruit, leather and sandalwood. It goes in the mouth plush and cool, very mineral-fresh and direct. There's iodine within the considerable length and a wealth of fine, integrated, tacky tannin. There's spice lurking here, too. Fabulous, seriously fine red wine. Bowes Wine original note

"Precise, direct and linear, but by no means simple, carrying smoky, saline, rocky mineral savoury layers. Long. Classy." jancisrobinson.com

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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