2006 Feudi di San Gregorio Aglianico Rubrato Campania IGT

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She says: If you are looking to experiment with some indigenous Italian varieties, this is a good wine to start with.

He says: I’ll be keeping an eye out for more wines from Feudi di San Gregorio and have a feeling their lineup of wines will contain more hidden gems like this one.

2007 Bisceglia Aglianico del Vulture Terra di Vulcano

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She says: I could imagine drinking this in the southern Italian heat when bigger red’s would be too heavy.

He says: An easy-sipper if ever there was one. Drinkable, but unmemorable, and not very rustic.

2004 Rivera Aglianico Castel del Monte Riserva Cappellaccio

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She says: This wine is not for the faint hearted.

He says: …the wine smelled and tasted like a Chilliwack Farmer’s Fair – dung, barnyard, & earth.

Had a Glass: 2006 Feudi di San Gregorio Aglianico Rubrato

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She says: I love Italy… not only because everyone is well dressed but because there are so many different varieties to explore.

He says: I didn’t want to write this review because this wine is an absolute bargain, I’m a wine hoarder, and stock is running low! BC LDB has marked it down from $30 to $21, and I highly recommend locating a few bottles and trying it out.

Wine truths

“Wine is the intellectual part of a meal while meat is the material.”
by Alexandre Dumas

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.