Donnachiara Irpina Aglianico 2008
Other Red Wine from Italy
#100 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2012
Intense ruby red color. Full, complex, intense bouquet redolent of marasca, prune and berries, with spiced notes. A warm, elegant and persistent with a great structure on the palate.
Smells of the mountain, featuring aromas of pine, wildflower and stone that give way to ripe wild berry notes and firm tannins. Structured, with a minerally aftertaste. Drink now through 2016.
Chiara was born in "Irpinia" region and she was raised on an Aglianico vineyard, family-owned since '800. She grew to love these charming lands, This passion was passed on across the family, woman to woman for 5 generations, now to ilaria petitto, chiara’s daughter, only responsible today of keeping alive this family tradition made of magic scents and atmospheres. From this love and respect springs new winery, a small but precious jewel. Located in this... View More