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2013 Nativ Aglianico Campi Taurasini "Eremo San Quirico"Aglianico from Italy

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"Eremo San Quirico is the winery’s top red wine, made with 100% aglianico grapes sourced from an old vineyard that carries the same name. It is a deeply concentrated wine, ruby...

  • 99 Luca Maroni - Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani
  • 91 Wine Spectator
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“There are truly only a handful of wines in the world that can compare to Eremo’s enticingly dark appearance, with purple and bluish hues. Such color derives from the concen-tration and perfect maturation of the grapes which is reflect-ed on the nose and on the palate with luscious blackberry notes, soft spices and overall sensations that fill the mouth. Soft, round tannins are perfectly balanced. A magnificent work of nature, tecnique and human commitment.”

91 Wine Spectator

"This juicy red offers modern-style accents of melted licorice and mocha to the ripe boysenberry coulis and oak spice flavors, but the wild herb and tarry mineral underpinning is classic, old-school Aglianico. Creamy and balanced, with a rich and lingering finish. Drink now through 2025. 150 cases imported. - AN"

Product Description:

"Eremo San Quirico is the winery’s top red wine, made with 100% aglianico grapes sourced from an old vineyard that carries the same name. It is a deeply concentrated wine, ruby red in color. Rich and full on the palate, smooth with aromas of red fruit, cherries and spices. This is aglianico in its purest form and it will be best enjoyed with red meat dishes, game, aged cheeses and rich, hearty meals.

Nativ was founded in recent years by Mario Ercolino, renowned winemaker for some ot the top estates in Campania and Italy, and his wife Roberta Pirone. The brand name 'Nativ' and their wines aim at the best possible representation of the local wines and varietals grown on approx. 15 hectare of estate-owned vinyards located in Irpinia, near Paternopoli and Taurasi, an area famous for fertile soils of volcanic origin, rich in minerals, calcium carbonate and ash, the latter caused by the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which struck Pompeii in 79 AD. These constituents are concentrated in the grapes, resulting in features of uniqueness and distinctiveness in the wines." - Importer

Product Detail

Item # 102461
Country Italy
Region Campania
Sub-Region Aglianico del Taburno
Ratings

99 - Luca Maroni - Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani

91 - Wine Spectator

Vintage 2013
Color Red
ABV 14.0%
Varietal(s) Aglianico
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste black fruit, earth, heavy tannin, dark chocolate and plum
Nose chocolate, plum, cherry and blackberry