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San Salvatore

Omaggio a Gillo Dorfles IGP Paestum Aglianico

    • Description :

      This wine is named for Gillo Dorfles, an Italian genius of the 20th century. He was in love with Paestum and with the majesty of its history. He spent his summers here enjoying art, the sea, the temples as well as the vineyards of San Salvatore.
      Vinification: Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks for 30 days.
      Aging: 24 months in new French oak barrels, 1/3 Allier, 1/3 Nevers and 1/3 Troncais

      Grape varieties :

      Aglianico

      Altitude :

      150m - 210m ASL

      Vineyard age :

      Planted in 2005.

      Exposure :

      South/South-West

      Soil :

      Clay-limestone

      Alcohol :

      14.5%

      Tasting notes :

      Dark ruby red with violet and luminous reflections. Vibrant notes of cherry, blueberry, blackcurrant and blackberry. Floral hints of violet, carnation and spiced nutmeg, black pepper, juniper, licorice, tobacco and coffee. Balanced, structured and harmonious.

Press Notes

  • Decanter
    • 2015
      95 points
    • 2013
      93 points
  • The Wine Advocate
    • 2015
      93 points
    • 2014
      92 points
    • 2011
      91 points
  • James Suckling
    • 2014
      92 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2015
      93+ points
    • 2014
      92 points
    • 2013
      91 points
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