The Timeo Danaos et Dona Ferentes Nero di Troia Puglia IGT 2016 sparkles in an attractive ruby red glass. It immediately has a fascinating scent of ripe wild berries and juicy berry compote. On the palate you will experience a fresh, palatable and concentrated composition of 100% Nero di Troia. The spicy wild berries are accompanied by a fine vanilla note, followed by a delicate melting nougat in the finish.
In light golden yellow, the Tiare Collio Pinot Grigio DOP 2017 invites you to enjoy it, with copper to onion skin reflections. Its bouquet is intense, fruity and creamy. At first a beautiful minerality greets – then flint, pear, white peach, lychee, passion fruit, green banana, still ripening “young” pineapple, winter melon, celery, tomato leaf, elderflower, almond and a hint of vanilla. This is a highlight from Friuli in the “green & flinty style”.
If the eponymous sea snake had known how delicious the Montemajor Torre del Serpente Negroamaro Salento IGP 2015 tastes, it would not have drunk the oil from the ancient beacon – but this ingenious Negroamaro from Montemajor!
The Masca del Tacco L´Uetta Fiano Puglia IGP 2016 glows in attractive yellow in the glass and immediately radiates an intense, lush, multi-faceted, finely structured and floral-exotic aroma of pear, peach, apple, melon, mandarin, orange, tropical fruit, white flowers, biscuit, hazelnut, honey and nutmeg.
Monte Zovo Lugana Le Civaie DOC 2017 is the epitome of a Trebbiano from Veneto. It has a wonderful fruity scent of apple, pear, peach, reticulated melon and mandarin, accompanied by fine floral notes such as jasmine. Its lively, lively fruit acid stimulates the senses. This is exactly how a Lugana must be: fresh, intense, tenderly fruity, dry, beautifully structured, harmonious, balanced, uncomplicated, easy to drink, soft and pleasing in the finale.
Sessantanni lovers watch out! Look forward to the legendary Sessantanni Primitivo di Manduria of the Cantine San Marzano in the perfect 2014 vintage.
With the Vigneti del Salento Zolla Primitivo di Manduria DOP 2016, Farnese continues the success story of Terre del Sud wines and brings a flawless Puglian Primitivo into the glass. It presents itself solemnly in a deep dark, almost “purple-black” colour. Its bouquet exudes ripe aromas of plums, cherries and black berries. On the palate the Primitivo convinces with its complex, warm, soft and finely spicy structure.
The Rivera Fedora Castel del Monte DOC 2017 welcomes you in inviting straw yellow after pouring. Immediately exude beguiling, fresh notes of white flowers, sun-ripened apricots, crisp green apples, nuts and a dash of lemon. On the palate, Fedora is pleasantly dry, fruity, fresh, with fine fruit acidity and attractive minerals, wonderfully balanced, well structured, tender and smooth. For this impressive performance you get 90 Luca-Maroni-Points!
The Cantina del Vermentino “Thaóra” Colli del Limbara Rosato shines bright strawberry red with copper reflections. (In earlier times it would have been spoken of a “strong clear pink”. But today hardly anyone can do anything with this outdated term. The bouquet is balanced, fruity and floral with notes of freshly harvested cherries, strawberries and pomegranates. Complemented by delicate and spicy accents. In the mouth, the “Thaóra” is exactly what you would like a good rosato to be: dry, crisp, juicy, fresh, with pleasant fruit acidity, tender, soft, slightly vinous, stimulating to drink. In the finale of medium length there are slightly bitter hints.
The Di Lenardo Father’s Eyes Chardonnay IGT adorns your glass in a light golden shade with sparkling reflections. This is a smoky and intense Chardonnay with notes of hazelnut, creamy apple pie, wholemeal butter biscuit, meringue, lime zest, white flowers and vanilla. On the palate it is rich, expressive, intense, soft and round, with beautiful fruit, concise minerality, refreshing freshness and juicy fruit acidity.