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il brutto Salento Rosso 2014

il brutto, Negroamaro Primitivo, IGP Salento Rosso, Puglia, Italy, 2014 The Salentino region is at the southernmost end of Puglia (the modern name, also seen as the Latin Apuglia), south of Brindisi.  The topography is low flat-topped hills, or just … Continue reading

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Nero di Troia Puglia 2010

Torre del Falco, Nero di Troia, IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) Puglia, Italy, 2010 Nero di troia is planted mainly in Puglia, and is a late ripener. Won silver at the 2013 IWC. Varietal nero di troia, fermented in stainless steel, … Continue reading

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Tacco Barocco Squinzano 2008

Sampietrana Tacco Barocco Squinzano DOC,  2008; Puglia, Italy 90% negroamaro, 10% malvasia; aged in oak for about a year, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv. Ann et Vin, about £10. WSET style tasting note Appearance – clear and bright, medium intensity … Continue reading

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