93 Points - Jeb Dunnuck
91 Points - Robert Parker
91 Points - Wine Enthusiast
90 Points - Wine Spectator
93 Insider Points
"The 2011 Taurasi is all Aglianico and could be thought of as the Barbaresco of the south! It offers a smoking bouquet of ripe currants, melted licorice, asphalt, and truffle in a ripe, opulent, sexy style that's already hard to resist. From a low yielding, hot growing season, drink this pleasure-bent beauty over the coming 5-7 years." -Jeb Dunnuck
"The 2011 Taurasi is a surprise hit that defies the stereotypes of the vintage. The 2011 summer was a very hot one with dry winds from Africa. But this wine from the heart of Taurasi shows a great sense of fullness and ripeness that is never heavy or flat. The wine appears elegant and well integrated with ripe fruit tones of blackberry and Morello cherry that are contrasted against oak spice, tar, crushed mineral and balsam herb. The mouthfeel is supple and rich. You can feel the heat of the year, but it adds positively to the overall softness of the wine." -Robert Parker
"Dark berry, Asian spice and blue flower aromas slowly unfold on this structured red. The full-bodied, tightly wound palate offers up mature black cherry, blackberry, licorice, cinnamon and tobacco while youthfully assertive but refined tannins provide support. Drink 2018–2028." -Wine Enthusiast
"A finely knit, creamy red, with sculpted tannins and a tar-tinged layer of minerality, featuring juicy sun-dried black cherry, dried mint, graphite and abundant spice notes that echo on the finish. Drink now through 2026." -Wine Spectator
If I Could Drink One Style for the Rest of My Life...
It would be this. Feudi brings all of the earthy, Old Worldy goodness that gets me excited and reminds me exactly why I love to drink wine. From the body structure to the flavor profile, this is, for me, an excellent wine. The Aglianico grape itself is naturally poised for greatness. Mix that with the clout of a producer like Feudi, we've got ourselves a home-run hitter.
Opulent leather and black cherry on the nose. The palate is richly Old World, well-aged and ready for drinking now through the next 5-10 years. Dried fig, cranberry, earthy umami, mint, eucalyptus, anise and tobacco all showing through in layers. Medium-full bodied with exquisite tannic structure and a chalky minerality. Very long on the finish. A great grab for the Italian collector. Let breath 30 minutes for more luscious fruit. 93 Points - JZ Aug '18
Feudi di San Gregorio is considered to be the best Taurasi-producer in Italy, and the wine is quite rightly called the "Barolo of the South". Produced from the best grapes in the village of Taurasi (one of the most revered production sites of Campania), this wine, with 3 years of maturation, bears its namesake.
With high scores across a plethora of wine raters, it's our favorite of a recent tasting; suave, well-balanced, richly flavored, 100% Aglianico, which stands alone at this secured value.
From the winemaker:
Brilliant ruby red with garnet reflections, fragrant perfumes of maraschino cherry, cinnamon and nutmeg, vanilla and anise. The taste is full and balanced with sweet and soft tannins that confer a good aromatic persistence.
*invino maintains excellent cellaring conditions, and strives to sell every bottle in pristine condition. As is standard industry practice, any wine purchased over seven vintage years old, is sold "as is" and may not be returned for any reason.
From the winery:
A modern expression of a centuries-old tradition of passion and dedication to the land, Feudi di San Gregorio is Campania's premier winemaking estate. Situated in the village of Sorbo Serpico in one of Italy's most exciting and innovative wine regions, Feudi di San Gregorio was established in 1986 in a joint venture between the Ercolino and Capaldo families of Irpinia. The proprietors of this family-run estate have selected the finest vineyards in which to nurture this region's unique, indigenous varietals.
The results have been remarkable – the wines of Feudi di San Gregorio have met time and again with stellar reviews and have garnered international critical acclaim. Owner and winemaker Enzo Ercolino works closely with consultant Riccardo Cotarella, one of Italy's foremost enologists.
From the winemaker:
An excellent wine for drinking with the finest roasted red meats and poultry, braised in Aglianico.