Taurasi NATURALIS HISTORIA 2004 ****

Typology:
Red DOCG 
Region:
Campania 
Zone:
Atripalda - Avellino 
Producer:
Mastroberardino 
% alc./vol.:
13% 
Grapes:
Aglianico 100% 
Bottle:
Bordolese type 75 cl 
Description:
Naturalis Historia is the crowning of a run, begun by Mastroberardino in the postwar period, on the rediscovery of values and tastes of a noble earth, then impoverished, her 'Campania felix.' Naturalis Historia is also a Taurasi from an only vineyard site to Mirabella Eclano of vineyards of 30 years, of great structure and longevity. 
 
 
 
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Taurasi NATURALIS HISTORIA 2004
price (VAT incl.) €32.74 (single bottle)


NATURALIS HISTORIA, Taurasi Docg by Aglianico 100%; grapes originate from the grounds clayey calcareous of the firm, from an only vineyard site to Mirabella Eclano of vineyards also of thirty years. Breeding to Guyot, the vintage is effected at end of October - beginning November; production for hectare of 7000 Kg.

The Taurasi NATURALIS HISTORIA develops a maturation in barrique for 18 months and a following refinement in bottle along 12 months.

On the visual one the Taurasi NATURALIS HISTORIA introduces red intense ruby.
On smell it gives a complex, ample, intense and persistent bouquet, it offers aromas to remember violet, currant, wild blackberry, chocolate.
On the taste the Taurasi NATURALIS HISTORIA is warm, winding, of great structure and softness with aroma of plum, bitter cherry, raspberry, jam of strawberries.

Temperature of service: 18°C
Ideal combining with elaborate red meats and game, and with cheeses seasoned tasty.

Awards Taurasi NATURALIS HISTORIA 2004:
AIS 2000Vini 2009: 4 grappoli.
Wine Oracle (Ron Georgiou) 2009 - Australia 96/100
Gambero Rosso 2009 - Italia Tre Bicchieri
Vini Buoni d'Italia 2009 - Italia Corona
I Vini di Veronelli 2009 - Italia Super Tre Stelle
International Wine Challenge 2008 - Commended
Wine Enthusiast - 93/100
Decanter World Wine Awards 2008 - U.K. Commended
Falstaff - Germania 91/100

Cantina: Mastroberardino

As also happened in other Italian regions that they didn't historically have traditions for the wine of merit, all of a sudden the precursor comes out, a wine cellar that has turned page and it has served as drawing for all the others in the modern philosophy of the wine of quality; for Campania this wine cellar is Mastroberardino, best reference for the oenology of Campania. A job daily developed with passion, made of long experimentations, handed down in the generations of the family Mastroberardino and without never surrendering to the flatteries of the easy and immediate market; the respect and the exploitation of the territory, the rediscovery of that autochtonous vines, aglianico, fiano, falanghina, Greco di tufo, today well-known and installed elsewhere also. The history of the family Mastroberardino is born in the seven hundred one, from a certain Berardino, said "Mastro" for his oenologic abilities, its wine cellars were found to Atripalda, in the heart of the Irpinia, where today the vineyards and the wine cellars of the actual firm are still Mastroberardino; today they are to the state-of-the-art one and it's also destination of visitors from the whole world with the beautiful caves full of paintings. Then, a lot of faschinating the job that Mastroberardino is bringing ahead in the vineyards in the ancient Pompeii.

price (VAT incl.) €32.74 (single bottle)
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