Vine training: Espalier
Planting density: Approximately 3.200 vines per Ha. Vineyards ages:10 to 20 years old. Yield:55 to 70 hl/Ha.
Altitude: Between 400 and 550 metres a. s. l.
Production district: The Aglianico DOC area, which comprises 15 communes in the north eastern part of Potenza province.(Venosa territory included).
Harvest period: Usually from 10th to 30th of October.
Grapes picking method: by hand in the early morning, into up to 12 kos. boxes, followed by immediate transportation to the Cellars.
Wine-making: Maceration in small stainless steel containers for 7 – 8 days at between 23° to 26° C. ; alcoholic and malolactic fermentation completed in stainless steel tanks.
Maturation: In stainless steel and bottles for at least two months before release.
Keeping ability: Designed to be enjoyed in the first flush of its youth. Vignali Basilicata IGT. will nevertheless keep for at leas two years, if properly stored.
Tasting notes: A modern wine, well structured and full of juicy fruit: Colour: purple red. Bouquet: cherry and raspberry fruit. Taste: irresistible quaffing wine.
Food matching: A perfect example of the high quality of Basilicata grapes. At its best with simple but genuine Mediterranean ingredients such as spicy salame,full-flavoured pasta dishes, cheeses and simple meet dishes.
Serving temperature: Serve it at 16° C.in plain red wine glasses.