Aglianico del Vulture Superiore DOCG

“Basilisco” in Greek means “little King”. This title designed the governors during the Byzantium Empire of “Basilicata” (literally “land of the Basileus”, ie the King).

Denomination: Aglianico del Vulture Superiore DOCG

Grapes: Aglianico 100%

Location of vineyard: Barile

Area under vines: 4 hectares

Altitude and exposure: 500 meters asl, South – Southeast

Soil type: Volcanic, tuffaceous, clayey

Training system: Volcanic, tuffaceous, clayey

Fermentation: 14 – 16 months in French oak barriques I and II hand

Ageing: 12 mesi in barriques, tonneaux, e botti di rovere francese di I, II e III passaggio. Minimo 12 mesi in bottiglia

Organoleptic evaluation: Structered and powerful wine, ruby-red coloured with deep-purple nuances. It has a complex balsamic aroma with scent of soft fruits, plums, blackberries and cherries. Elegant and with a long textural finish.

Maturation: 12 months minimum

Serving temperature: 18 °C

Bottles produced annually: 12000