Aglianico Rosso 2017, Cantina di Venosa, Basilicata, Italy

liquorice, smoke, black fruit
Cantina di Venosa is a cooperative established in the Basilicata region in 1957 by twenty-seven founders. Today it has five hundred Members bringing to the winery grapes from over 900 ha. of vineyards, and is a major producer of the renowned Aglianico del Vulture DOC wine. Deep red in colour, this softer, easier expression of Aglianico is a modern and well-structured wine full of juicy cherry and raspberry fruits, on top of a dark layer of liquoricey smoke.