Wine Mastroberardino, "Naturalis Historia", Taurasi DOCG, 2012
Reviews of purchase Mastroberardino, "Naturalis Historia", Taurasi DOCG, 2012
Wine of intense ruby red color.
The wine has an enveloping, elegant taste with excellent structure and soft texture, with notes of plum, bitter cherry, raspberry, strawberry jam and spices, long aftertaste.
Complex, intense aroma of the wine reveals gorgeous flavors of black currant, blackberry, violet, chocolate and vanilla.
Wine perfectly complements the venison dishes, delicious meat dishes and goes well with the fragrant, hard cheeses.
"Naturalis Historia" - a triumph which began after World War II, the recovery of lost values Campaign. This land simultaneously exalted and destroyed his fiery mountain - Mount Vesuvius. In the history of Aglianico grapes, which two thousand years, the area of "abundance of vineyards" Taurasi has always occupied a special place. Strong character of wine "Naturalis History", its structure, the concentration of flavors - the characteristics of wines Irpinia.
Vineyard Mirabella ECLA, where they grow Aglianico wine "Naturalis History", is located in a hilly area at an altitude of about 400 meters above sea level. The exposition of the vineyards - Eastern, soil - lime-clay of volcanic origin, and the average age of the vines is 40 years. The grapes are harvested by hand, followed by soft pressing, slow fermentation at a controlled temperature and malolactic fermentation. Wine is aged 24 months in French oak barriques and 30 months in bottle. Storage capacity "Naturalis History" - 10-20 years.
Mastroberardino company founded in 1750, but was officially registered only in 1878, thanks to Angelo Mastroberardino. He also began to promote its brand. The first winery was built in Atripalda, in the heart of Irpinia. To date, had already had 10 generations of the family, survivors and recession and prosperity, but love and respect for the family business remained the same. Mastroberardino - a symbol of loyalty to tradition and technological progress in the area of Campania. Mastroberardino winery uses to create his wines exclusively local grape varieties. Old cellars Mastroberardino fully reflect the philosophy of the family. People from all over the world visit these places, admire the stunning paintings by eminent artists: Mary Mikotsi, Doina, Raffaele De Rosa, which is decorated with arches cellars Mastroberardino. Through these sites, you can immerse yourself in the peace and atmosphere of past times.