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The Taurasi D.O.C.G. of Cantina Contrada is an imposing, penetrating and strong wine, and is exclusively produced in its place of origin. An amaranth wine, with a garnet red shade, the Taurasi Contrada explodes in a symphony of aromatic notes: cherry and soft fruits, mixed with the typical smells of piquant, tobacco and plum.
With a captivating taste and a hint of tannins, it is a structured wine that shows in its flavour and smell the fascination of its long stay in Slavonian oak barrels.

DenominazioneTAURASI DOCG
VitignoAglianico 100%
VignetoSan Mango sul Calore
TerrenoChalky Clay
EsposizioneSouth - West
Altitudine550 M A.S.L.
Sistema di allevamentoShoulder with cordon spur pruning system
Densità di impianto3500
Età vignetoAbout twenty years
Resa per ettaroAbout 6000 Kilos
Periodo di raccoltaBeginning of November with manual hervesting
Tecnica di vinificazioneClassic red vinification, long maceration with skins at controlled temperature
AffinamentoFrom 12 to 18 months in french oak barriques and slavonia casks. At least 12 months in bottle
ColoreDeep ruby red
ProfumoFull complex and intensive, with notes of tobacco, cherry, violet, red berries and balsamic aromas
SaporeIn the mouth it is enveloping, elegant and persistent. The background has distinct notes of plum, bitter cherry, strawberry jam, black pepper and leather
AbbinamentoPairs well with roasted meats and larger game, spiced dishes or truffle and mature cheeses
Temperatura di servizio18 - 20°C
Gradazione alcolica13 - 15%VOL
Scheda tecnica Technical sheet