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Salae Domini Campi Taurasini - Antonio Caggiano

Antonio Caggiano

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  • 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


Description

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.

Tasting notes

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.

Work

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.

The Cellar

Giving voice to the history and tradition of Taurasi, with this aim Antonio Caggiano founded Le Cantine Antonio Caggiano in the early 90's, after having been a photographer around the world for years. Even today the company produces wines of the highest quality and has also established itself as an interpreter of Irpinia wines. The grapes are grown in full respect of nature and the ecosystem, always keeping in mind the goal, which is always to enhance and enhance what the territory offers. A real museum that Caggiano has decided to create inside its cellars, in fact, in addition to barrels, bottles and vats, there are tools and utensils typical of the winemaker. On the walls are also hung works of art, some even made by Antonio himself.