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Overall rating:

Points 94

Serpico, Feudi di San Gregorio 1999

Grape Variety:Aglianico

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Serpico, Aglianico d’Irpinia, Feudi di San Gregorio 1999

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This product is featured in: How does Italy age? John Stimpfig’s top wines.

Serpico, Feudi di San Gregorio 1999 Campania, Italy

An utterly unique wine from four hectares of ungrafted pre-phylloxera vines which are trellised on traditional pergola systems, this was another astonishing wine displaying sagacity, complexity and an age-defying youthfulness. Aglianico often has a reputation for rusticity, but these ripe and molten tannins from prime volcanic soils were exquisitely full, polished and refined. The fruit still retained stunning sour cherry intensity, with a touch of balsam, coffee and cocoa on the powerful finish. Serpico is not made every year by Feudi di San Gregorio, but when it is, it shines a beacon of elegance and complexity. Utterly compelling wine.

Drink: 2016- 2025+

Alc: 13.5%

Taster: John Stimpfig

Price: UK £33 IB Fine and Rare, US Wine Searcher for current vintages