Aglianico del Vulture


The hamlet of Rotondo, in the district of Barile, has historically always been one of the most atmospheric and coveted spots for the cultivation of the Aglianico variety… a really thrilling cru!


2018Bibenda5 bunches
2018Doctor Wine94 pts
2017AIS Vitae4 viti
2017Wine Enthusiast92 pts
2017Bibenda5 bunches
2017Wine & Spirits91 pts
2016Wine & Spirits93 pts
2016James Suckling92 pts
2016Wine Spectator92 pts
2016Robert Parker91 pts
2015James Suckling90 pts
2015Wine Enthusiast92 pts Cellar Selection
2015Wine Spectator91 pts
2015Robert Parker92 pts
2013James Suckling92 pts
2013Wine Spectator90 pts

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SKU A2RO Category


Tasting Note

Bright ruby red with gleaming purplish highlights; on the nose it displays fruity and spicy notes, with a hint of licorice. On the palate it is juicy and concentrated, with notes of raspberry preserve and a rounded, persistent finish.


The Villa Rotondo vineyard, lying at 500 meters above sea level. The old, Guyot-trained vines produce extremely low yields.


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Vinification and Maturation

Manual harvest in small crates; classic red wine fermentation with destemmed grapes; maceration in stainless steel for 15 days at 25°-28°C, with periodic pumping over and punching down of the cap. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in new French barriques for 14 months. 12 months’ bottle-aging.


14% by vol.

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Serving Suggestions

It can even be enjoyed throughout a meal, but goes particularly well with pasta with meat sauce, roasts of lamb or red meats, and with mature cheeses.


Tommasi family enters with a majority stake in the Paternoster wine company, historical producer of Aglianico del Vulture, in Basilicata region to strengthen the brand and the consolidation of the commercial network, as well as to increase interventions in the vineyards and cellar with a focus on organic and eco-sustainability. It covers about 20 hectares with black soil of volcanic origin, with a modern cellar, located in the different wine-growing districts in the countryside of the small town Barile. The vineyards are overlooking the Mount Vulture, an extinct volcano that marks the borders of a generous yet misterious land.

Tommasi Naturae

Sustainable Winegrowing


Certified organic vineyards.


– We do not use products of animal origin or containing allergens in the wine production process.
– Optimization of the use of resources and management of the cellar.
– We employ procedures that allow us to work in full respect of the environment, avoiding waste and always recycling when possible.


– Organic corks with FSC certification
– Label: FSC certified paper
– Cardboard: recycled paper

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