Aglianico del Vulture Superiore 'Basilisco' by Basilisco is the most important and structured that comes from the beautiful Barile cellar. Matured in barriques of 1st and 2nd passage for at least one year. What results is a wine of great breadth, deep and multifaceted. A radiant wine, able to refine for a very long time, ideal to accompany meat preparations.
Aglianico del Vulture Superiore 'Storico' di Basilico is made from a 2 hectare vineyard-garden where about 7,500 vines over the age of eighty, prefilosseric and ungrafted, are reared as in the centuries-old tradition, a true open-air museum of ancient viticulture. The character of these genetically exceptional vines, because they are ancient and not the result of clonal selections, is so unique that it gives rise to an unmistakable and extraordinary wine. The volcanic soils, the constant ventilation, a considerable altitude, the only manual processing create this cru of very rare excellence. Intense, material and intense ruby color. Hints of small red fruits, rose and cardamom. Extremely persistent, silky tannins and a lively and complex structure, the most refined expression of Vulture