Paternoster Don Anselmo 2015 accolades

Paternoster Don Anslemo 2015 has deserved great reviews and accolades from International and Italian best magazines and wine guides.
95 - Robert Parker Wine Advocate
The 2015 Aglianico del Vulture Don Anselmo sees fruit sourced from a 4.5-hectare single vineyard located at 600 meters above sea level. Soils are composed of compressed ash and crushed volcanic sponge rock. The wine opens to tangy fruit aromas that are brooding and thick. Background aromas of tar, smoke and cigar ash give the wine dimension and complexity. The wine is tight in terms of its texture and tannins and could use a few more years of bottle aging before you pop the cork. Fruit was harvested on the 23rd and 24th of October. Don Anselmo is fermented in equal parts steel vat and oak barrel. It then ages in wood for 20 months, followed by an additional six months in steel (that replaced older cement vats). The 2015 vintage is hitting the market now.
93 - James Suckling
This is a delicious and exotic red with clove, tea-leaf and ripe-fruit aromas and flavors. Full body, soft tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Anise coming through at the end.
Delicious finish. Drink now.
94 - Wine and Spirits
The Paternoster family makes about 150,000 bottles a year from their 50 vineyard acres on the slopes of Mount Vulture in Basilicata. Don Anselmo is their top wine, made from the estate’s oldest vines, growing in volcanic soils at 2,000 feet of elevation. It’s dense and formidably tannic, its plum and raspberry flavors infused with notes of graphite and tobacco. Brisk acidity balances the wine’s smoky richness, keeping the structure lithe.
3 Bicchieri - Gambero Rosso
95 Faccino - Doctor Wine
5 Grappoli - Bibenda
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Great reviews for Paternoster wines

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Paternoster Don Anslemo Aglianico del Vulture 2013

92 Wine Spectator

Harmonious and medium- to full-bodied, with a fresh tang of smoky minerality underscoring the crushed mulberry and black raspberry fruit flavors. Subtle accents of Earl Grey tea and licorice linger on the firm, focused finish. Drink now through 2028. - Sept. 30, 2018 Alison Napjus

93 Wine & Spirits

Fruit for Paternoster’s flagship wine comes from low-yielding parcels on volcanic soils at 2,000 feet above sea level. The cool breezes at this altitude preserve acidity in the fruit and promote nuanced scents of rose petals and wild herbs. The tannins are plentiful but fine, polished by 20 months of aging in barrels, half barriques and half large Slavonian casks. A ferrous note streaks through the fresh red-plum flavors, its coolness set against notes of black spice on the way to a long, poised finish.- June 2018
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90 Paternoster Rotondo Aglianico del Vulture, 2013

Mocha and anise notes lace the crushed mulberry and cherry fruit of this fresh and balanced, medium-bodied red, underscored by a subtle streak of aromatic smoke and plush tannins. Drink now through 2023. - Sept. 30, 2018 Alison Napjus

89 Paternoster Vulcanico Falanghina 2017

Jasmine and spice notes are an aromatic entry for this light-bodied, creamy white, which offers a subtle palate of melon, lychee and nectarine fruit flavors, with a minerally tang of saline on the finish. Drink now through 2020.- Sept. 30, 2018 Alison Napjus