How to select Aglianico, a lesser-known but delicious Italian wine

Aug 28, 2013 953

Aimed at proving that even when compared to Barolo and Brunello di Montalcino lesser-known wines have nothing to envy, a panel of American experts tasted a few bottles of Aglianicos, the Italian red from Campania, learning that it is a matter of flavors and nuances selection to find good labels among this variety of red wines.

Aglianico is indeed the primary red grape of Campania and Basilicata, two regions located in the south of Italy. Although it has been nicknamed "the Barolo of the South", and no matter its unquestionable qualities, as aglianico has much to offer of its own, it is not that famous and appreciated beyond Italian borders.

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