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Cantina del Taburno Aglianico Fidelis 2006

Cantina del Taburno Aglianico Fidelis 2006

Red Wine from Italy

Price: $17.00 $11.49
Save $5.51 (32%)
Item No. 110199
  • RP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Cantina Del Taburno started bottling wines in the mid-1980's and they turn out an excellent Aglianico, which is one of the finest grapes of Campania. It is light-bodied, however slightly high in alcohol with a nose of mild cherry-berry fruit and licorice. The wine has a sweet almond flavor with a long finish.

The Fidelis is made predominantly of Aglianico, although it has small percentages of Merlot (5%) and Sangiovese (5%). It is fermented in stainless steel and aged in a combination of large oak casks and used French-oak barrriques.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2006 Aglianico del Taburno Fidelis is an excellent choice for readers who want to explore the qualities of Aglianico, one of southern Italy’s great red varieties. This forward, soft red offers up sweet cherries, smoke, herbs, spices and cured meats in an approachable style, with plenty of varietal character and tons of personality. It is a fabulous effort from Cantina del Taburno, as well as a terrific value."
90 Points

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