This wine inspires a pairing with foods that have a sweet cheese or butter element. It is well shaped and opulent, with loads of crushed black pepper, dried fruit and dusty mineral nuances.
Drying aromas of crushed stone and licorice open the nose of this interesting Pallagrello and Casavecchia blend. Those tones are soon followed by very rich layers of chocolate, plum cake, cola and pressed rose petal and the mouthfeel is rich and penetrating.
One of southern Italy’s oldest white grapes comes bursting to life in this nutty, lemony, honey-tinged winner that’s a little like Tocai Friulano at its best. It goes like your hand in a glove when served with grilled octopus over braised radicchio.
A very enticing ensemble, here is a fruity-floral white with fresh tones of yellow rose, acacia, melon, pear and Golden Delicious apple. It is lean and crisp in the mouth with lingering mineral tones over a lengthy finish. WE NEED AN APPELLATION CALLED SANT'AGATA DEI GOTI
Blueberry, blackberry and cherry candy are backed by deep and penetrating notes of ash, pencil lead, mineral and licorice. The wine delivers vigor and personality and is a fine example of a Campania red with a solid structure and lasting finish.
This hearty Aglianico is streamlined and compact while also being intensely aromatic and generous. You’ll get ripe fruit, blueberry, white mushroom, toasted oak, chocolate and those wonderfully emblematic volcanic nuances.
Thick, dark concentration sets the stage and segues to spice and oak aromas lavished over black fruit, blueberry, granite and leather. There’s also a soapy, lavender-like quality in the back. The wine has thick tannins and good length with bursting fruit flavors.
Here’s a well-toasted red wine from Southern Italy that sees eight months of oak for added aromas of spice and tobacco. It has a sophisticated edge and loads of fresh fruit nuances at the core.