The Bue Apis is produced exclusively from grapes Aglianico from a century-old vineyard located in the district “Pantanella” at about 1000 meters from the Taburno cellar. This testifies to the ancient vineyard presence of Aglianico the slopes of Mount Taburno. The vinification of grapes from it obtained, the so-called original clone Aglianico bitter, is one of the paths that the Cantina del Taburno has undertaken to highlight the extraordinary potential of this ancient grape variety.
Area within the Taburno DOC appellation
Hilly-area, 350 metres above sea level, south-east exposure
Clayey and calcareous marl
First ten days of November, manual harvest
The clusters are harvested when they are perfectly ripe, destemming, crushing, fermentation and maceration with the skins for 40 days
Purple red colour. Blackberry and black currant aroma. Full in the mouth and well balanced, blended tannins and a long finish of toasted coffee, tobacco and spices