RED

Brigante Lucano
IGT

50% Aglianico del Vulture , 50% Merlot

From the birthplace of Brigand General Carmine Crocco, “the Brigand of Basilicata”. IGT Basilicata is mostly made from the Aglianico del Vulture vine variety and Merlot. A young, fresh and moderately tannic wine that tells about one of the most dramatic moments in the history of Italy and especially of South.

The Harvest is carried out exclusively by hand: mid-September for Merlot, end of October for Aglianico.

Traditional vinification process, with an 8-day maceration period.

Refined in steel containers

Alcohol content 13%

Bottle 75cl

Available vintage 2019

 8,80 Iva inc.

Characteristics

Colour:

Intense ruby red

Bouquet:

Intense, with notes of cherry and blackberry, light spicy hints

Flavour:

Robust, soft, complex, with pleasant spicy notes

Characteristics of the production area

Production area: Barile, in the Basilicata region

Soil composition: Medium texture soil of volcanic origin

Training system: Guyot

Age of the vines: 45 anni

Exposure of the vineyard: East / Southeast

Altitude: 400m above sea level (1300 feet)

Plants per hectare: 4000

Average yield: 6000 litres per hectare

First vintage: 2013

How to enjoy it

How to enjoy it

Cold cuts and mature cheese, such as Basilicata’s very own caciocavallo

Serving temperature

Ideally 16-18° C

When to open it

if possible, open the bottle and let the wine breathe for at least 15-20 minutes before serving

Wine glass

A standard wine glass with a normal opening, ideal for light and medium-structured reds

Aging

Not needed, can be drank immediately

Awards and Recognitions

Discover all the awards received by Brigante Lucano divided by year