Aglianico appassito “kapnios”
This wine uses the method of appassimento, in which the grapes are dried hanging on lines for 120 days to dry and become raiseny. Then they are pressed with temp control and soft press, the aging is 2.5 years in French oak and the other year in the bottle. It’s cited by plato that the Greeks were the first to make this type of wine way long before the Venetians knew. Only 2,000 bottles of this wine is made.
Alcoholic Strength: 15%
Color: deep purple
Perfume: cocoa, vanill sweeet cherries
Flavor: smooth, good fruit and structure with an amazing finish
Serving Temperature: 50-59F
Accompanies: Neopolitan Ragu, caciocavallo cheese, and scamorza