Aglianico del Vulture

Aglianico: the ancient grape of the South

Aglianico is a red grape variety from which a wine with a strong, decisive and structured character is born. It is counted among the finest vines in Italy and has its roots in ancient times that date back to Ancient Greece. Grape variety characterized by a slow vegetative cycle, which ends towards the end of October, it is grown mainly in Basilicata and Campania . It prefers ventilated places , such as hilly terrain , characterized by not too harsh winters and cool summers. In the presence of unfavorable climatic conditions, the high presence of tannin still favors the protection of the fruit.

Aglianico del Vulture: a wine that tells a territory

On the slopes of Monte Vulture, Aglianico finds fertile ground to best express the characteristics that are now appreciated all over the world. The volcanic composition of the soils and the cool and dry climate , characterized by strong temperature variations during the summer period, make these places the natural habitat of this noble vine. Aglianico del Vulture is the wine cradled by the volcano, expertly interpreted by a winemaking tradition that boasts a millenary vocation. As testified by Horace, the Latin poet. The result of this long relationship between unique terroir and passion is a wine with a great aging capacity and a pleasant tannic charge .

Tenuta del Portale is a journey to discover the different expressions of Aglianico del Vulture.

5 labels of Aglianico del Vulture in purity including a rosé, and a 100% Malvasia White, are the stories we want to tell you, the open doors on our life experiences linked to the world of wine.