Wine Taurasi Radici DOCG, 2005
Wine, ruby-red color with a hint of orange.
The wine has a tart taste - velvety and harmonious, with notes of black currant, vanilla, spice and violets.
The wine has a fresh, fruity aroma.
The wine goes well with grilled meat, game and sharp cheeses (such as Gorgonzola, Parmesan cheese or goat cheese).
Taurasi Radic - Elegant and powerful wine, which was first released in 1986. It is produced in limited quantities. Radic translated from Italian means "roots". Wine label adorns the image of an old family estate, which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1980.
Harvest for wine production takes place in late October, early November, exclusively by hand. Then the grapes are subjected to soft pressing and long maceration. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C, followed by malolactic fermentation process. Kept the wine in barrels of French and Slavonian oak for 12-18 months and then another year in bottle before implementation. Wine storage capacity of 15-20 years.
Mastroberardino family has long been part of the Italian winemaking tradition and culture. Today their production is based in Artipalda, heart of the wine region of Irpinia, where it is still preserved ancient wine cellars. According to sources, in the middle of the 18th century one of Berardino, get professional title of "Master" for the first time took up the wine. Since then, the family had already had 10 generations.