Feudi di San Gregorio Taurasi Riserva Piano di Montevergine 2004

Red Blends from Southern Italy, Italy

Item No. 86885
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • WE94
  • WS93
Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2002
  • RP93

Winemaker's Notes

100% Aglianico di Taurasi.

Intense bouquet of wild fruits underscored by vanilla and spice notes.

Full-bodied and balanced, with supple tannins and dark fruit flavors.

Well-matched with red meat entrées, fish steaks and hearty casseroles.

Critical Acclaim

"This vineyard-designate Taurasi Riserva is probably one of the biggest, boldest wines produced in Italy. It opens with an inky black color and intense aromas of black fruit, toast, spice, espresso bean and bitter black chocolate. The jackhammer tannins are steady and firm, and there's a long trail of prune and black fruit on the finish. Cellar Selection."
94 Points

"This powerful red remains graceful, with bright acidity driving the ripe kirsch, macerated blackberry, vanilla, wild herb and licorice notes. Silky tannins frame all of this, but the fruit and spice notes linger on the long finish. Drink now through 2020. 1,000 cases made."
93 Points

Learn About Feudi di San Gregorio Map ItMap It

A modern expression of a centuries-old tradition of passion and dedication to the land, Feudi di San Gregorio is Campania's premier winemaking estate. Situated in the village of Sorbo Serpico in one of Italy's most exciting and innovative wine regions, Feudi di San Gregorio was established in 1986 in a joint venture between the Ercolino and Capaldo families of Irpinia. The...

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Learn About Southern Italy

Abruzzi, Puglia, & Campania Abruzzi Kind of central, kind of southern, this region is best known for it's wine, Montapulciano d'Abruzzi - this wine is made from the Montelpulciano grape, unlike Vino Nobile di Montelpulciano, made with a Sangiovese clone in the region of Montelpuliciano. The Montelpulciano grape is happiest here in Abruzzi and the wine is rustic, yet soft...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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