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  • Name: I Favati, Taurasi "Terzotratto" 2008
  • Year: 0
  • Category: B. Red
  • Varietal: Italian Varietals: Red wines, Aglianico d’Irpinia
  • Origin: Italy: Campania
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Taurasi is a town in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy. Taurasi is a historic town which is located in the region of Sannio. The town’s name probably derives from the Latin Taurus. Taurasi and Taurasi riserva are red, still Italian wines based principally on the Aglianico grape. Small percentages of Barbera and Piedirosso are sometimes included. Taurasi received the DOCG status in 1993.Tasting Notes: Anise, tar, raspberry preserves on the nose. Lots of raspberry fruit, minerals, blackberry, light touch with the oak, medium bodied and velvety in texture, lovely raspberry finish, with fine but persistent tannins on a lengthy finish. Food Pairings: Roast or barbecued meats.