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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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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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Taurasi “Fren” con passaporto americano – LaRepubblica

Stefania Barbot knew that her Fren, meaning ‘soul’ from the ancient Greek, a 2015 Taurasi, went around with a very high outcome: 95/100 by Robert Parker. Since 1982 , His magazine “The Wine Advocate” settles the market. (…) Just this 95/100 rating represents a real diplomatic passport for a red wine that had already come…

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Italy’s Indigenous Varieties, Part One – Forbes.com (Tom Hyland)

On Forbes magazine Tom Hyland  talks about the Italian indigenous varieties such as Aglianico: “Aglianico is the most famous red variety of Campania, and is the principal red variety of Taurasi, one of Italy’s greatest and longest lived red wines. (…)Another excellent example of a rich Aglianico-based red is Aglianico del Taburno, from the province of…

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Premiati da Legambiente i migliori vini biologici e biodinamici d’Italia – agricoltura.legambiente.it

Simbiosi – Beneventano Rosso Igp/Igt 2016 di Fattoria La Rivolta a Torrecuso (Benevento) among the best organic and biodynamic red wines awarded by Legambiente. Moreover, a group of graduate students in Viticulture and Oenology at University of Pisa, evaluated among the organic wines, separated from the official commission, the most appreciated  ones by a young…

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Modello “Ion” porta con classe i suoi 15 gradi – LaRepubblica

ION Campi Taurasini DOC of Stefania Barbot winery: “ION means ‘purple’ from the ancient Greek. It’s up to Vincenzo Mercurio telling the far origin of an earthy  and fume breath in the long finish: the Paternopoli highland, in the province of Avellino, kept ashes from the Vesuvio eruption saving them over the time (…) Stefania…

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Bosco de Medici – Pompei Rosso 2018| Campania Stories 2019 – Tipicamente.it

Pompeii Rosso 2018 of Bosco de Medici among the most interesting red wines “ready to drink” within Campania Stories 2019 edition: “Pompeii Rosso 2018of Bosco de’Medici winery is fully related to the wine profile. Piedirosso 100% from Vesuvian area, Terzigno (at Vigna La Rotonda, above 250-300 on the sea level), in stainless steel and tonneau…

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