2014 Aglianico del Vulture Titolo

Fucci; Elena

92Average Score
Red
2018-2026
12x75cl
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£307.00
Bts
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0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace
£29.00
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 16 Marketplace
£155.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Drinking window
2018-2026
Critic Notes

Bright purple-ruby. Aromas and flavors of dark plum, black cherry and sweet spices are complemented by a strong balsamic note. Bright and juicy, with a lovely mineral tang and harmonious acidity lifting the steely red fruit flavors and extending them through a long floral finish. Outstanding wine. The 2014 vintage was a very rainy one throughout Italy, but it was not so wet on the Vulture, where late harvests mean that summer rains are less damaging than elsewhere in the country (the veraison doesn’t even start in the Vulture until September). Dec 2016, www.vinous.com, Drink: 2018-2026

Score: 93-/100Ian D'AgataDrinking Window: 2018-2026

Elena Fucci does a great job of turning the tables on this notoriously difficult vintage. The 2014 Aglianico del Vulture Titolo offers much more substance and power than I expected. Many wines from this growing season are considerably leaner and thinner, but this wine presents a level of intensity that is more intact than most. The nose is very clean and characterized by primary fruit aromas, which makes sense given the youthfulness of this new release. Only on the finish can you recognize some of the difficulties of the vintage. The mouthfeel shows less complexity and a more abrupt finish. Elena Fucci tells me she worked extra hard in this vintage and remains happy with the results achieved. Aug 2016, www.robertparker.com

Score: 91-/100Monica Larner
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Product details
Country
Italy
Region
Southern Italy & Sicily
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2018-2026
Country
Italy
Region
Southern Italy & Sicily
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2018-2026
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