Once more the Fucci family doesn't miss a beat! Its high altitude vineyards, the pure 'pozzolana' volcanic lava soil, and the musculous labor by never tiring Generoso Fucci, complete the picture you need in order to grasp the dimensions of this wine. With new acreage of old vines converted to high quality production, and the first parcels of new vineyards coming into production, Fucci is now upgraded from a close size to a garage... View More
Vinous / Antonio Galloni
Fucci’s 2004 Aglianico del Vulture Titolo is a gorgeous version of this wine. It possesses more complexity than the 2005, with a layered personality that flows effortlessly onto the palate. Gorgeous aromatics accompany an array of dark cherries, tobacco, herbs, spices and smoke as the wine reveals the full breadth of its expressiveness. This is a superb effort from Elena Fucci. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2016.
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... View More