Il Simposio

Aglianico IGP Beneventano 2021
Il Simposio - Altavigna

The Label is inspired by a Roman fresco depicting a banquet, found in Herculaneum and currently preserved in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples.
Cultivated in the hills of Benevento, in a production area of very ancient origins, this wine is obtained from the pre-Roman era.
The harvest takes place in the first ten days of October. After destemming and crushing, the must ferments at a controlled temperature with maceration of the skins.
With an intense red color and a fruity aroma and a sour and velvety taste. Excellent wine to be drunk with red meat, game and cheese not too mature.

Data Sheet


Red wine


Beneventano Aglianico I.G.P.

Grape variety

Aglianico 100%

Grape origin

Guardia Sanframondi


Clayey – limestone


250m s.l.m.


South – West

Plant density

3000 vines per hectare

Training system

Espalier – Guyot


90 quintals per hectare

Hatvest period

First decade of October


Destemming, soft pressing.


At a controlled temperature of 25°C in steel tanks for 20 days


In steel tanks for 3 months


3 months in the bottle

Organoleptics characteristics

Ruby red in colour, dry, enveloping flavour, with good acidity, it is enhanced when combined with red meats, fresh cheeses and cured meats.


Appetizers and first courses based on meat, game, red meats, cured meats and cheeses.

Serving temperature

14 – 16°C

Alcohol content

13.5% vol

Annate prodotte

Years produced