Wine Name: Titolo
Country: Italy
Region: Basilicata (Barile)
Appellation: Aglianico del Vulture DOC
Vineyard: 15 acres (6 hectares) situated on Titolo lava channel in Barile in Contrada Sologna; vine ages 15-70 years
Varietal: 100% Aglianico del Vulture
Orientation: South east at an altitude of 1,959 ft (600 m)
Trellising: Short Guyot, Alberello and Capanno
Soil: Volcanic lava, lapilli, ash
Farming: Organic
Harvesting: Hand-harvested during last week of October.
Yields: Average of 4.8 tons/ha = 1.94 tons/acre
Vinification: De-stemming and crushing in small batches. Temp controlled fermentation in stainless steel. Maceration for about 10 days. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barriques.
Aging Process: 12 months in new French oak barriques, blending and further bottle aging for 12 months. Unfiltered.
Tasting Notes
Color: Deep, intense ruby red
Bouquet: Complex, deep, intense bouquet, marasca cherry, plum preserves, tobacco, herbs, smoke
Flavor: Dry, full-bodied, firm tannins and a never ending finish
Pairings: T-bone steak, roast pork, lamb chops
Alcohol Content: 14%
Serving Temperature: 65-68°F (18-20°C)
Annual Production: 18,000 bottles
File: Download Titolo technical sheet
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