2017 Calafè Taurasi, Italy, Campagna, Wine Review
Taurasi DOCG is made from Aglianico grapes and is one of the most underrated grapes anywhere. The more "serious" ones can age fr thirty years, and the more accessible ones are usually great values. This is the later. Purple in color with a ruby rim. The nose has black cherries, char, and slight spice. Full bodied. Firm tannins. On the palate, black cherries, cherries and black licorice. Good acidity. Good finish. This is delicious and drinks easily on its own although it will work great with a nice pizza. Drink over the next five to eight years.