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Terredora di Paolo
Pago dei Fusi Taurasi DOCG

The first vintage of Pago dei Fusi was produced in 2003. It is the result of painstaking research into orientation, chemical and physical characteristics of the terroir, and topography. Its personality, structure, and aromatic concentration are the primary features of Pietradefusi vineyards on top of the Calore hills river. “Pago dei Fusi” is indeed the ancient name of Pietradeifusi. “Pagus” is the latin term for the ancient roman rural districts outside the city borders.

Owner: Walter Mastroberardino and his children Paolo and Daniela
Website: www.terredora.com
Winemaker: Paolo Mastroberardino
Type: Red wine
Varietals: Aglianico

Vineyard Location: Pietradefusi
Orientation: South-Southeast
Elevation: 1,600 ft
Trellising: Bilateral Guyot
Soil: Calcareous clay

Grapes are harvested by hand in the beginning of October, then macerated for 12 days and fermented at a controlled temperature of 83°F with a selected strain of yeast in stainless steel tanks.

Aging Process
Matured in French oak barrels for 14 months and then aged in the bottle for at least 24 months

Tasting Notes
Color: Deep, ruby red
Bouquet: Ample ripe cherries, sweet spices and plum with notes of tobacco, pepper and tar
Flavor: Supple and silky on the palate, with concentrated texture mellowed into body richness and ri
Pairings: Pairs well with hearty foods such as roasted or braised meats, game, ragout, spicy dishes, tru

Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Serving Temperature: 65-72°F
Production: 24,000 bottles