Le Ali di Mercurio

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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Sheep, la coda di pecora de Il Verro regala al territorio un grande bianco da invecchiamento – Campaniaslow.it

Coda di Pecora grape variety, between the Monte Maggiore and the south side of the Roccamonfina volcano, is exalted by Il Verro at Formicola town, a winery already well-known for Pallagrello and Casavecchia native varieties; led by Cesare Avenia (…) who gave us the privilege to take part in his Coda di Pecora vertical tasting,…

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Verticale 2018-2011 di Sheep Coda di Pecora Azienda Agricola Il Verro – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Cesare Avenia (Il Verro owner) took seriously his job as wine-grower, also thanks the skilled winemaker Vincenzo Mercurio, keeping on with this objective by his own (…) The so-called Coda di Pecora grape variety (Sheep Tail), a rare and native white variety was rediscovered and launched again just by Il Verro winery, a grape variety…

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