Taurasi DOCG Riserva

Taurasi DOCG Riserva belongs to the wines which have the DOCG designation (Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin) and it is one of the most appreciated Campania red wines. It is a reserve wine, meaning that local producers are used to “reserve” this designation to red wines resulting from really fine vintages. Same as Taurasi DOCG, Taurasi DOCG Riserva wine is also regulated by a procedural guideline approved with an administrative order published on the Official Journal of the Italian Republic. The aroma and the scent of Taurasi DOCG Riserva wine present themselves similar to those typical of Taurasi DOCG, the only difference is in the level of the alcohol percentage: in the first wine it is more high than in the second one, and this is a circumstance based on the different aging process of these two particular red wines.

Taurasi DOCG Riserva: a brief overview on the modes of production

The production of Taurasi DOCG Riserva wine is based on the employment of the 85 per cent of Aglianico grapes at least, to which it is possible to add until the 15 per cent from other red grape variety’s vines. Even in the case of Taurasi DOCG Riserva, the majority of local winemakers prefers a 100 per cent Aglianico vinification, for this reason this wine is also called “Aglianico in purity”. Before being available for sale, Taurasi DOCG Riserva is aged for almost 4 years, 18 months of which in oak barrels.

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Taurasi Riserva DOCG “La Loggia del Cavaliere” – Tenuta Cavalier Pepe


Taurasi Riserva DOCG “La Loggia del Cavaliere”, produced by the Tenuta Cavalier Pepe winery, is a wine with a deep ruby ​​red colour with garnet reflections. With a strong personality and a complex structure, its olfactory profile offers notes of quite ripe fruit, black cherry, blackberry, dried plum, with elegant hints of violet, old rose, musk and leather. Nutmeg and toasted wood complete the bouquet together with a touch of licorice and aromatic herbs. Enchanting and bold on the palate, with great balance with silky tannins, and an excellent, very persistent and intense finish of berries and spices. A unique taste, which closes with a finish of great complexity.

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