Tenuta Cavalier Pepe Opera, Taurasi DOCG 2012, Italy
Awards: International Wine Challenge, 2018 - Commended.
Producer: Tenuta Cavalier Pepe
Country Hierarchy: Campania, Italy
Grape/Blend: 100 % Aglianico
Food Suggestion: Excellent with roasted meat dishes, game, ageing cheeses, sausages, braised and stuffed pasta and elaborate ethnic dishes. Open and decant the bottle an hour before serving.
Wine Style: Red - Savory and Classic
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Colour: Dense ruby red with garnet reflections.
Aroma: Aromas of red fruits and ripe berry fruit including cherry and blueberry, complemented by a spicy note of coffee and chocolate and a balsamic finish.
Taste: Deep and complex on the palate, with great refinement and elegance, intense and persistent.