Cantina Del Taburno ‘Albarosa’ Rosato 2012

ag rosato

Founded in 1901, Cantina Del Taburno is a consortium of grape growers located on the slopes of Mount Taburno, in the province of Benevento in Campania, southern Italy. Since 1999 winemaking has been under the direction of Professor Luigi Moio of the University of Naples. With 300 viticulturists members, the cantina is the leading producer in the zone, and are known for their excellent and affordable Aglianico wines. In addition to encouraging the advancement of indigenous grape varietals, the winery also farms organically, using only organic fertilizers, copper and sulphur based products when absolutely necessary, and very low amounts of sulphur in the production of their wines.

I was enthusiastic to give Albarosa Rosato a pour since it’s not too often I happen upon Rosé Aglianico. A gorgeous watermelon pink in colour with aromas of dried strawberry and slate minerals. Strawberry and clean minerals culminated into a crisp finish of citrus zest and traces of white peppercorn. Simple and easy drinking, this is best for sipping on its own or with very light dishes.

90% Aglianico, 10% Sangiovese and Merlot
Campania
Italy
Estate Bottled by Cantina Del Taburno
13% Alcohol
$13
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