Le Ali di Mercurio

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,…

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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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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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L’anno di Taurasi e Greco l’Irpinia ancora superstar – LaRepubblica

The most high-quality wines of Campania according to L’Espresso guide: at the top of the red wines also ‘Falerno del Massico etichetta bronzo 2013’ of ‘Masseria Felicia’ winery, belonging to Maria Felicia Brini, a good outcome that brings back to ever more demanding winemaker Vincenzo Mercurio. The same that carries to the top among the…

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“L’Escluso” finalmente a Capri e Amalfi – La Repubblica

The “Escluso” Orvieto DOC of Cantina Lapone directly from Umbria region: “Piero and Ramona Cantarelli, a couple of good Italian society strictly linked with the winery just by thei love for the vineyards of Cantina Lapone, 22 hectares. Its origins make it more influential: Etruscan people digged the first wine-cellars in the tufo caves, then…

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Schietto Taburno. Nel bicchiere il vero “terroir” – La Stampa

On La Stampa, in the section of Paolo Massobrio, they talk about Fattoria La Rivolta: “Fattoria La Rivolta winery is located at scope of Taburno Mount, giving the name to the DOC appellation. The uniqueness is that Paolo Cotroneo’s wines faithfully express the native wine-growing. They are plain and authentic, with no frills. You can…

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