Vantanara – Aglianico bio




Vantanara in a nursery rhyme draws the witch who drives away evil magic. our Italian temples the same function was exercised by the mask of the Gorgon. Folklore and myth come together here to define an organic volcanic wine that, like few, comforts the soul, moving away the adversity.



Grape variety: 100% Aglianico

Appellation: IGP Roccamonfina

Vineyard of origin: Vantanara vineyard

Cultivation: Organic

Training system: Guyot

Yeald/ha: 60 Yeald/ha

Yeald Grape/Wine: 60%

Height: 300 metres asl

Plant density: 5000 plants/ha

Harvest period Organic: Second/Third decade of October

Vinification notes: The bunches are carefully selected and de-stemmed, with subsequent delicate crushing. Maceration follows in large diameter stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 22-26ºC, with frequent pumping over, délestage and batonnage, in relation to the  ripeness of the year and total acidity.

Ageing period: 6 months in steel

Bottling: october, 12 months after the harvest

Tasting notes: The wine has a ruby red colour, with violet hints. Intense aroma with pronounced herbaceous and ripened black fruit notes, show immediately, the complex body of this wine. On the palate, it is very rich and velvety. The roughness of the tannin is softened by a fresh acidity, offering as final a balanced and smooth wine.

Alcohol: 14%

Suggested glass: Grand Ballon

Service temperature: 16° – 18°C

Food pairing: Perfect pairing with strong cheese, red meat, grilled white meat, and beef stew.