2018 Mastroberardino Irpinia Aglianico Re di More (750ml)

Aglianico from Irpinia, Campania, Italy

2018 Mastroberardino Irpinia Aglianico Re di More
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Wild aromas of raspberries and cappuccino with some dried flowers. Full-bodied and layered with lots of primary fruit at the moment, but it will age very nicely. Drink or hold.

91 points, James Suckling (Sep 2020)

The 2018 Aglianico Re di More leads off with a burst of ripe blackberry preserves, complemented by a whiff of cinnamon and confectioners’ sugar. On the palate, soft textures usher in ripe fruits contrasted by saline-minerals over a core of vibrant acids and spice. The finish is long, leaning more toward the savory side, as tart red and black fruits come together with sour citrus, creating a cheek-puckering expression, as hints of youthful tannins linger on. From the bouquet, you expect a blockbuster; yet instead, the palate delivers a pure and zesty expression of Aglianico.

90 points, Eric Guido, Vinous (May 2020)

A richly tarry, minerally overtone on the nose integrates with flavors of baked blackberry, fig cake, cured tobacco and melted licorice. Round and medium- to full-bodied, this appealing red balances a lavish flavor profile with bright acidity and light tannins that define the fresh, spiced finish. Drink now through 2025. 2,500 cases made, 300 cases imported.

90 points, Alison Napjus, Wine Spectator (Oct 2020)

Alcohol By Volume: 13.0%
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