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

“A hard drinker, being at the table, was offered grapes for dessert. 'Thank you,' said he, pushing the dish away from him, 'but I am not in the habit of taking my wine in pills.'”
by Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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.