Donnachiara Irpinia Aglianico 2017

Dark in color with a dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine has some dark berries and black currant, quite jammy and fruity. On the lighter side of medium in length the wine displays some soft tannins and acidity. To me this was WAY too fruit forward for my tastes. I would give it an 87-88. If I had more, I’d return it. I’ve had way better Aglianicos … From the LCBO web site Check Stock:


750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  262956$24.95JS94

Image for Donnachiara Irpinia Aglianico 2017 from LCBO

Now here’s a really exciting Aglianico. Full of life, it’s overflowing with sea urchin, oyster shell, hot stones, blackberries and steak tartare. As for the palate, it’s full in body, but very silky and sleek, tiptoeing with the grace of a ballerina through vibrant but concentrated dark fruit. Long and complex. Amazing value! Drink from 2023. Score – 94. (James Suckling,, Nov. 7, 2019)


Release Date:February 8, 2020Bottle Size:750 mL bottleAlcohol/Vol:13%Made In:Campania, ItalyBy:Az. Ag. DonnachiaraSugar Content:4 g/LSweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra DryStyle:Medium-bodied & FruityVarietal:Aglianico

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