I Favati Campi Taurasini Cretarossa 2015
The 2015 Aglianico Cretarossa takes its time opening in the glass, at first quite herbal and peppery in nature. Beneath, there is a core of bright cherries and blackberries mixed with hints of sour citrus. This is soft-textured and savory in style, with a dense wave of black fruit giving way to notes of licorice and spice. Its tannins come forward toward the close, gripping the palate with youthful poise, accentuated by hints of bitter coffee, nuances of dark chocolate and tobacco. The 2015 needs a little more time to fully come together.