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2013 Aglianico Luigi Maffini

Grapes Aglianico
Colour Red
Origin Italy, Campania
ABV 13.5%

L&S have long had the reputation of sniffing our unusual, tasty Italian wines from notable producers. What you get here is masses of wild, herby, oregano and thyme pizzazz from this bold, inky aglianico. Jane MacQuitty, The Times (Nov 2017)

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While very much retaining its own southern personality in this gloriously supple, tangy, dark berry-scented example, Campanian aglianico offers similar charms to considerably pricier Barolo or Barbaresco in its mix of haunting perfume, acidity and textured tannin. David Williams, The Observer(Apr 2017)

A super-succulent, supple example of Campania's speciality red grape, Aglianico, that opens with a burst of dark berry fruit and a touch of smokiness, while a touch of plum skin tanginess and gentle tannic astringency give it excellent roast pork or lamb-matching potential. Rating: 90 www.thewinegang.com(Mar 2017)

Luigi Maffini

Luigi Maffini's vineyards are on the coast of Campania, south of Naples, across the bay from Positano, and planted with the local grapes, Fiano for the whites and Aglianico for the reds. While the family's first vines were planted in the seventies, the real beginning of this winery dates from 1996.

Luigi and his wife Raffaella are both graduates of Naples university in agricultural sciences. Luigi specialised in viticulture and winemaking. Ten years elapsed between our first tasting of his wines and getting Luigi 'on board', but he has now been with L&S since 2009.

Raffaella and Luigi run the vineyards organically, and share the land with their two children and three dogs, as well as hares, foxes, hedgehogs, hawks and wild boars, with which they are happy to live in peace. There are now two vineyard sites, at Castellabate and Giungano, so some of the wines are DOC Cilento and some DOC Paestum.

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