Calafè Hellenicum

Wine name: Hellenicum
Producer: Calafè
Vintage: 2011
Appellation: Campania Igt
Grape Varieties: Aglianico 100%
Vineyards: in the area of Taurasi on deep tuff soils with lot of limestones
Winemaking: hand harvested in the first week of November. Fermented in stainless steel vats at temperatures kept below 25 °C. Maceration lasts about 15 days. Aged in steel tanks and french oak tonneaux
Ageing: 1 year in stainless steel and tonneaux; 1 year in bottle
Total Production: 4500 bottles
Commentary: a very traditional Aglianico packed with layers of green tobacco leaves, wet leather,wild plum, wild herbs. In the mouth shows firm but well integrated tannins
 
Calafè Hellenicum