Campi Flegrei, Napoli

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Campi Flegrei Piedirosso 2017

White pepper, crispy black cherry. Persistent, expressive, unique — 3 months ago

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Feudi di San Gregorio

Piedirosso 2015

Indigenous variety from Campania (Campi Flegri, Vesuvio, Napoli area and the Sorrento peninsula). Traditionally blended with Aglianico to tame that grape, it’s produced as a varietal too. Soft overall mouthfeel with bright and integrated acidity; cherry, blackberry, floral notes (Violet? Lilac?) and an underlying herbal quality. M- body, M length, great QPR at 13€.
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Pairing: baby greens, fresh figs, gorgonzola, almonds and pumpkin seeds, balsamic vinaigrette, focaccia on a warm summer evening 👍🏻
— 4 years ago

Cantine Federiciane Monteleone

Flaegreo Spumante de Falanghina

I could drink a vat of this stuff and not find it anything but delicious. — 4 years ago

Cantine Farro

Campi Flegrei Falanghina

Pleasant taste, smooth, flavorful wine. Buy again. — 5 months ago

Poggio la Noce

Baja Campi Flegrei Falanghina 2017

Lighter style for Falanghina, and so savory! Complex marine salinity, flinty, bright citrus notes carry through to a palate cleansing finish. — 2 years ago

Bertholt Brecht

Campi Flegrei Piedirosso 2012

Lots of tannin, barnyard nose, cherries... fruit notes off top, then bracingly dry on the finish. Have your rib eye ready. — 4 years ago

La Sibilla

Campi Flegrei Piedirosso

Surprisingly really good wine.. big fruit — 8 months ago

Cantine Astroni

Colle Rotondella Campi Flegrei Piedirosso 2015

Got from horsemen wine club - tart and yeasty. Plummy? Nice — 2 years ago

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Cantine Degli Astroni

Piedirosso Campi Flegrei 2013

From just north of Naples, Piedirosso is the quintessential Neoploitan wine/grape. Ruby red in color, with a medium-light body that is a refreshing choice for a red wine in the warmer months of the year. It reminds of a Beaujolais Cru with more acidity and more tannin. 12% abv also keeps things fresh, crisp and even better with a chill. Make sure you open 1 hour+ if a younger vintage.
Piedirosso gets its name during maturation, the stem turns a red color which is similar to a pigeon’s leg.
— 6 years ago

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