Le Ali di Mercurio


Duecape per un solo calice | Il Taurasi Dei Fratelli Gaeta – LucianoPiagnataro wineblog

“De’ Gaeta winery was born thanks to Salvatore and Bruno Gaeta, two brothers who merged into one aim their different passions, the countryside for the first one and the wine for the second one, that is to live the nature supporting it by the vineyard. (…) They started in 2009, together with the winemaker consultant…

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Ramato Pinot Grigio Umbria Igt 2018, Lapone – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Ramato Pinot Grigio Umbria Igt 2018, by Lapone winery belonging to Piero and Ramona Cantarelli with the winemaking consultant VIncenzo Mercurio. (…) In the glass, a delicate onion peel rosè. On the nose, very good scents of small undergrowth fruits, based on a complex aromatic quality with nuances of apricot, peach, melon, pear, pineapple, honey,…

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Campania Rosato Igt 2018 , Azienda Agricola Kumor Bozena De’ Gaeta – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Salvatore and Bruno Gaeta are two brothers always passionate with wine-growing. Firstly, they bought 5 hectares on about 500 meters above the sea level at Castelevetere sul Calore (Irpinia, Campania) and, at the same time they met the winemaker Vincenzo Mercurio, to whom they relay on, to share and carry on their ambitious project. (…)…

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Calidio Rosso del Molise Doc 2016, Campi Valerio – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“The small Molise region is not just a territory of Tintilia, Aglianico, Trebbiano and Falanghina but also the Montepulciano variety is widespread here. Such as, Calidio Rosso del Molise Doc 2016 of Campi Valerio winery, a Montepulciano 100% harvested in October. Vinified in stainless steel, refined in bottle (…) A brilliant deep rubin red. A…

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Fannia Falanghina del Molise Doc 2018, Campi Valerio – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Fannia Falanghina del Molise DOC 2018 of Campi Valerio winery, with Vincenzo Mercurio’s winemaking consultant. 560 meters above sea level, harvesting in September. In stainless steel refined in bottle (…) The deep bouquet offers intense and enveloping  fruity scents such as tangerine, melon, peach, apricot, apple, pear and banana, supported by a flower grace of…

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Beviamoci Sud 2020: i migliori rossi della due-giorni romana – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Beviamoci Sud is the first edition of a festival concerning with the red wines from South of Italy (…) Two days of specific workshops and tastings with more than 300 wines from the several southern regions of Italy, such as Campania, Molise, Basilicata, Calabria, Sicilia, Puglia and Lazio.” (…) Among the best tastings  the Collequinto…

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L’Ager Falernus, oltre duemila anni di storia sulla bocca di tutti, le degustazioni della Masterclass – Larcante.com

“The history has always told us that the ancient Falernum during the Roman period was considered a real wine rarity.” (…) Very interesting the masterclass led by Angelo di Costanzo together with the ViTiCa consortium. Among the leading wines, the Falerno del Massico rosso Etichetta Bronzo 2013 Masseria Felicia – Sessa Aurunca (Caserta): “Walking slowly, with…

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Beviamoci Sud : I rossi del Sud di Vincenzo Mercurio – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“The charming red wines from Southern of Italy thanks to tastings of important wineries also with four focused workshops led by the journalist Luciano Pignataro. This event was organized by Marco Cum together with Luciano Pignataro and Andrea Petrini (…) During the first day of this event they were tasted eight wines of some of…

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Biancolella Isola di Ponza Lazio Igp 2018 Antiche Cantine Migliaccio – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“When you talk about Isola di Ponza (Lazio) quickly you think of another bigger and not so far island, that is Ischia (Campania). In fact, Ponza inhabitants come from the former settlers from Ischia (…) Also the winegrowing has been influenced by ancient traditional methods, for example the grape varieties from Ischia implanted also on…

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Nero di Troia Castel del Monte Doc 2017 Masseria Faraona – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Nero di Troia Castel del Monte DOC 2017 Masseria Faraona with Vincenzo Mercurio winemaking consultant (…) Nero di Troia 100% fermented in stainless steel, then aged in steel and barriques for ten months finally refined in bottle for three months. A rubin red wine, vivid and brilliant. On the palate, wide and fine scents of…

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