La Guardiense Aglianico, "Lucchero", 2015

La Guardiense Aglianico, "Lucchero", 2015

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The farming co-operative La Guardiense, which is one of the biggest in Italy, was founded in 1960 by 33 farsighted and courageous farmers. Today it counts around 1,000 farmer members. They are direct winegrowers cultivating their own respective grapes on around 1,500 hectares of vineyards situated mainly on hilly soils at an average height of 350 metres and with a yearly grape production of about 200,000 quintals. Great attention is paid to the environmental sustainability which is adopted at each stage of the transformation process using renewable energy produced by its own innovative photovoltaic system. 100% Aglianico grown in chalk and clay vineyards at 400m elevation in and around Guardia Sanframondi, San Lupo, and San Lorenzo in the Province of Benevento. 10 day maceration with two pump overs. 6 months in steel and 900 litre tonneaux. Full body, with firm tannins, high acid, and heavy flavors of Blackberry Bramble, Black Plum, Dried Cranberry, Dried Raspberry, Wild Strawberry, and Black Truffle

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