2018 Titolo Aglianico del Vulture, Elena Fucci, Basilicata

Deep in colour, the nose on the 2018 Titolo is perfumed and fragrant, with notes of wild herbs, tapenade, but also strawberries and fresh cherries. The tannins are supple but present, and there’s a smoky, almost volcanic character to the palate. This is a brilliant red, that punches well above its price point.

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Bottle
En primeur
In stock
£34.48
Case, 6 Bottles
En primeur
In stock
£206.88

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Aglianico del Vulture (DOC), Basilicata, Italy (Southern), Italy
  • Grape
    Aglianico
  • Maturity
    Young 2022 - 2035
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • Classification
    DOC - Denominazione di Origine Controllata
2018 Titolo Aglianico del Vulture, Elena Fucci, Basilicata
Elena Fucci

Elena Fucci founded her winery in 2000, at a time when the family were deciding whether to sell the vineyards that her grandfather, Generoso, had bought in the 1960s. The grapes were always sold on, until Elena finished her winemaking degree and, fortunately, took over the family property. She makes just one wine, Titolo, from the vineyards that are still farmed by her 86 year old grandfather, which is now in its 17th vintage. And that wine is one of the most respected in Italy. Indeed, Ian d’Agata has written, “Aglianico del Vulture is potentially one of the world’s - not just Italy’s - greatest wines and no single bottling demonstrates its quality better than the Titolo.”

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