D’Angelo Aglianico del Vulture 2016

Dark in color with a funky nose, lots of wood and earthy notes coming through, unusual to say the least. On the mid palate the wine displays some typical rough edgy notes, black cherries, earth notes to match the nose and some dominate oak. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm dryness, edgy, velvety tannins and vibrant acidity. This is a typically rustic wine with higher levels of complexity than I am use to on Aglianicos. This is the first time I’ve noticed the del Vulture in the name and Wikipedia says ” Located on volcanic soils derived from nearby Mount Vulture“. This is definitely an interesting wine with a lot of character, but be careful what you serve it with, IMHO this is NOT a smooth elegant wine. We served it with lasagne and it went ok, not a perfect pairing but good none the less. I would give it a solid 88. from the LCBO web site check stock:

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  971689$18.95WS90 (0)Write a Review

D'Angelo Aglianico del Vulture 2016 from LCBO

A fresh, brambly red, this is medium- to full-bodied and loaded with freshly chopped rosemary and marjoram notes. Taut tannins create a dense, chewy frame for flavors of dried cherry and currant fruit, black tea, smoke and sandalwood. Best from 2022 through 2027. Score – 90. (Alison Napjus, winespectator.com, Aug. 31, 2020)


Release Date:October 16, 2021750 mL bottleAlcohol/Vol:13%Made In:Basilicata, ItalyBy:Casa Vinicola D’AngeloSugar Content:3 g/LSweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra DryStyle:Full-bodied & Firm

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