The name of this wine is due to the fact that its vineyard is located on a rocky ground next to an old onyx cave near Gesualdo.
The stones that are extracted from this cave are yellow and with particular blue streaks that suggested the name “Blu Onyx”.

NAME Blu Onice Irpinia Aglianico D.O.C.
APPELLATION Denomination of controlled origin
REGION Campania
GRAPE VARIETY 100% Aglianico
REGION OF PRODUCTION Gesualdo (Av)
ALTITUDE 600 m.a.s.l.
TRAINING SYSTEM Trellis system with spurred cordon.
SOIL COMPOSITION High rocky hills.
PERIOD OF HARVEST End of October, beginning of November
WINEMAKING Cold pre-maceration. Maceration
  for about 20 days. Fermentation with starter yeasts,
  malolactic fermentation, fining in barrels.
 FINING First passage in oak French barrel 225l for 14 months
 ALCOHOL DEGREE 14% vol
FOOD MATCHING Grilled meats , ripe cheese,sauces based dishes.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 15°‐18° C
CHARACTERISTICS Brilliant red color with spicy taste typical of “Maiatica” cherry  of Taurasi

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BLU ONICE