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Elena Fucci Titolo Aglianico Del Vulture 2007

Elena Fucci Titolo Aglianico Del Vulture 2007

Red Wine from Italy

Price: $37.00 $24.99
Save $12.01 (32%)
Item No. 117544
  • V93
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2007 Titolo displays totally awesome potential, inky blue/purple, the explosive nose of raspberry, cherry and blackberry fruit complicated by violets, leather, tobacco, lava rock and tar, the palate is fully dense, with sumptuous flavours, powerful velvety tannins grip the mouth, but beneath the tannins lay an exceptional wine which is long, complex and deeply concentrated, and yet it never comes across as being heavy. This is a fresh, vibrant and powerful wine with decades of glorious life ahead of it.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2007 Aglianico del Vulture Titolo is a ripe, seamless wine endowed with layers of espresso, dark fruit, sage, rosemary, spices, crushed rocks and French oak, all of which come together on a textured, sumptuous frame. This dense, full-bodied Aglianico impresses for its richness, impeccable overall balance and fabulous length. It should be even better in a few years' time. Once again, Elena Fucci has made a reference-point wine for Basilicata. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2022."
93 Points

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Rating:
(10/9/2012)
A very good wine at this price point. It definitely takes about 2 - 3 hours to open up and should do well as we cellar a few bottles for 2 or 3 more years. It is a good full flavored wine now if you allow it to decant for a few hours.
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(10/15/2012)
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Learn About Elena Fucci

Perched above the famous Villa Rotondo, the Fucci property towers over the heart of the Aglianico del Vulture area in Basilicata. At 650 meters of altitude the soil is pure black volcanic lava, also locally known as 'pozzolana'. "Titolo" is the name of this Lava channel or "costone", which came down from the now extinct Vulture volcano. Nobody owns vineyards located higher than the Fucci's, no winery harvests later than the Fucci's, making these Aglianico grapes the last grapes harvested in all of Europe for dry red wine making!

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