Salae Domini Campi Taurasini - Antonio Caggiano
- Cellar: Antonio Caggiano
- Vintage : 2015
- Origin : Campania
- Denomination: Irpinia Campi Taurasini DOC
- Grapes: 100% Aglianico
- Serving temperature : 16-18 ° C
- Alcohol volume : 14%
- Format : 0.75 L
- Moment to taste it: Dinner
- Pairings: First courses of land, Seconds of land
- Blowup Rating : 8/10
The Salae Domini Campi Taurasini of the Antonio Caggiano cellars is a red wine that comes from 100% Aglianico di Taurasi vines. These vines are found in the municipality of Taurasi and grow on clayey-calcareous soils.
The color of Salae Domini Campi Taurasini di Caggiano is intense ruby red. Its scent is fruity, with hints of spices and licorice. The taste is soft with a great concentration and a good ripening of the tannins. Salae Domini Campi Taurasini di Caggiano has a long persistence and is perfect to accompany earthy dishes.
After the harvest which usually takes place towards the end of October / early November through manual harvesting, the grapes, harvested at the time of their complete ripeness, are destemmed and crushed and subsequently undergo fermentation with intense maceration. Finally, the malolactic transformation and maturation in French oak barriques take place for a period of 8-10 months depending on the vintage.