NEGROAMARO

2019 Salento Cantine de Falco

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Grapes Negroamaro
Colour Red
Origin Italy, Puglia
Sub-district Salento

Another absolute cracker from Cantine de Falco, bursting from the glass with aromas of cherries, blueberries and strawberries and a distinct herbal top note. In the mouth this is fresh and lithe, sleekly fruity, berried fruits, perfumed and seductive, with a touch of creaminess and herbs on the finish. It truly encapsulates the Puglian sunshine. Drinking range: 2020 - 2023 L&S (Jun 2020)

*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles (or 9l equivalent) of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.

Cantine de Falco

We were delighted to meet the energetic team from Cantine de Falco on our last trip to Italy. The enthusiasm for what they are doing here is contagious. Located near Lecce in the heart of Salento country, at Novoli, this 50 year old estate has really hit its stride recently. Salvatore has been succeeded by his son Gabriele but the understanding of this place and the vines has been passed on seamlessly. With average vine age now between 20 and 30 years old the fruit is of great intensity and quality. We were struck by the purity of the fruit character here - the fabulous, clean-cut expression that fills the glass from each varietal. Our favourites from the estate are the Negroamaro and the super Primitivo. Both fine, lithe and pretty examples. Yes, these are Puglian, so all is relative, but these are the brightest, most fun examples we have tasted for ages. An exciting new signing and remarkable value.

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