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Lautonis Casavecchia Terre del Volturno Igp 2017 Il Verro – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“If we say Pallagrello red and white, Casavecchia and Coda di Pecora varieties we are sure we are talking about native grapes in the area of Alto Casertano, between the Volturno Valley and the Maggiore Mount at Pontelatone, Formicola, Liberi and Castel di Sasso towns, where these vines have been rediscovered and enhanced again by…

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Chiamalo Piedirosso, o Per’ e Palummo, è comunque un affascinante vino campano. Le migliori etichette in commercio – Bosco De’ Medici, Masseria Felicia (Slowfood.it)

  (…) Piedirosso grape variety has a very ancient origin. It is almost exclusively from Campania region, in all the five provinces being second only to the aglianico. Among the wineries that produce Piedirosso you can find Bosco De’ Medici and Masseria Felicia. BOSCO DE’ MEDICI, Pompei (NA) From Plomba and Monaco’s vineyards, within the…

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Bombino Nero Rosato Castel del Monte Docg 2018 Masseria Faraona – LucianoPignataro.it

The power of Puglia region is due to the several and specific red vines, each one with a particular feature vinified both in rosè and red but also in white in some cases such as Negroamaro, Primitivo, Malvasia Nera, Susumaniello, Nero di Troia and Bombino Nero varieties, a very rich and excellent ampelographic resource in…

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Opalia Tintilia del Molise Rosso Doc 2015 Campi Valerio – LucianoPignatarowineblog.it

Campi Valerio winery located at Monteroduni, Isernia province (Molise region), with the winemaking consultant of Vincenzo Mercurio, produces a Tintilia in purity: Opalia Tintilia del Molise Rosso DOC 2015. (…) “An intense rubin red, vivid and young. On the nose, complex and captivating, with an elegant breath of fresh fruit such as marasca cherry, blueberry,…

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Campi Taurasini Doc 2015 De’ Gaeta – LucianoPignataro wineblog

  “Small, young, brave anyway De’ Gaeta is a certified organic winery wisely led by two brothers, Bruno and Salvatore Gaeta; since 2009 it has been working in the Irpinia territory, at Castelvetere sul Calore town, 5 hectares of Aglianico grape variety with the winemaking consultant Vincenzo Mercurio. Aglianico in purity at 500 mt above…

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Caiano Chardonnay Umbria Igt 2018 Cantina Lapone – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Lapone winery is from Umbria region at Orvieto, with the wine consulting of the winemaker Vincenzo Mercurio. Since 1999 this property belongs to Piero and Ramona Cantarelli (…) Anyway, the winery started in 2011 after sperimenting several local and international vines, mostly white variety. Caiano Chardonnay Umbria Igt 2018 is a chardonnay 100% on a…

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Nuragus di Cagliari Doc 2018 Audarya – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Sardegna Island is a land of great wines of native vines cultivated just here, such as the Nuragus reminding the Nuragic ancient people (…) the Nuragus Cagliari DOC 2018 of Audarya winery at Serdiana belongs to Enrico Pala and his sons Nicoletta and Salvatore, gone along with the winemaker Vincenzo Mercurio, taking part to Le…

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Cabrì Rosé Vino Spumante di Qualità Brut Azienda I Favati – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Cabrì Rosé Brut of I Favati winery is made with Aglianico grape variety 100% with Martinotti method (…) Typical the scents reminding the minerality and sapidity of the Irpinia soil. A dry sip, sparkling enough, gentle, fresh, soft and caressing. Then it is elegant, seductive and measured. On the palate, it is well dynamic, with…

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Il Verro, Terre del Volturno IGP Sheep 2018 – WineNews (Daniel Thomases)

The rebirth of Caserta province (in Campania) is one of the most interesting event of the Italian wine field of the last twenty years (…) The new millennium brought to light valuable native vines, such as Casavecchia and Pallagrello, thanks to the effort of researchers and journalists. And also wineries, like Il Verro at Formicola….

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Friulano Friuli Isonzo Dop 2018 Rive Alte Sant’Elena – Lucianopignataro.it

“There are many wineries, from north to south of Italy, islands including, that trust in Vincenzo Mercurio winemaker. Among all these ones, I want to talk about Sant’Elena winery from Friuli Venezia Giulia region producing the Friulano (…) The owner is Dominic Nocerino, an Italian-American importer. Friulano Friuli Isonzo Dop Rive Alte 2018. Aging in…

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