Le Ali di Mercurio

Vini rossi Fattoria La Rivolta – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Historically, Fattoria La Rivolta is an important and reliable winery, led by Cotroneo family such as Paolo, Giancarlo and Gabriella. They work in a territory suited to wine-growing (…) Added to this, the winemaking consultant Vincenzo Mercurio. Aglianico del Taburno Docg 2017: Aglianico 100% Complex, compact, well-balanced and dynamic make this wine pleasurable to drink….

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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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Verticale storica del Greco di Tufo Picoli – Cantina Bambinuto / di Monica Coluccia

“Marilena Aufiero, well-known as Marilena Bambinuto, is a person who really puts her hands in the dirt. She is a winegrower who made herself felt with her Greco di Tufo proposals coming from the owned vineyards at Santa Paolina in the Avellino province. (…) Marilena works both in vineyard and in wine cellar to search…

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Fiano di Avellino Docg 2017 Erre Tenuta Sarno 1860 – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Some of the main features: a young and monovarietal (monocultivar) winery, led by a beautiful and great woman from Irpinia together with a skilled winemaker. This is the identikit of Tenuta Sarno 1860 at Candida (Irpinia, Campania region), underlining the quality of Maura Sarno and her winemaking consultant Vincenzo Mercurio and, of course, of their…

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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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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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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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Vigna Ortale, il cru gentile firmato da Di Marzo – Corriere del Mezzogiorno

“The gentle family di Somma, especially Ferrante introduced a lots of innovations that took the Di Marzo winery again in the spotlight. Moved by a pure passion, also thanks to the experience of Vincenzo Mercurio winemaker, he streamlined the production of the classic wines from Irpinia, giving a particular attention to the most exemplary wine:…

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Pietramara, Fiano di Avellino DOCG 2007 de I Favati – Degustazione ADB #wineclub “Bianchi a caso”: 2007, 2012 e 2017 a confronto. Piace di più il Sauvignon 2017 di Gaierhof, ma stupiscono i 2007!

Pietramara 2007, Fiano di Avellino DOCG of I Favati winery from Cesinali (Irpinia, Campania) with a score of 85,72/100 according to the ADB #wineclub that arranges regularly blind wine tastings, that is the wine tasters do not know which wine they will taste. The subject of the last session was Random White Wines : 2007, 2012 and…

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

Tom Hyland’s journey through the Italian indigenous grape varieties keep on going in this article, where we can read about the Fiano: “Fiano is one of Italy’s greatest white varieties, offering sumptuous aromatics, as well as great complexity. The most celebrated example made from this variety is Fiano di Avellino from the province of Irpinia…

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