Tenuta Cavelier Pepe

Santa Vara Irpinia Falanghina

Lemon, green banana, lime pith, daisy, crushed rock dust, a sweet note: lemon verbena pudding. Lychee notes with lemon, lime and tangerine with amazing acid and mineral residuals that coalesce to lemon soaked pith. Round and lovely aura around tangential, edgy acid. Finesse.
#tenutacavalierpepe #irpinafalanghina #falanghina #santavara #docg #italianwine #vinobianco #whitewine #campania #campagnia
— 8 months ago

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Rue 333 Taurasi Aglianico 2011

Full disclosure, I am a big Aglianico fan, so I might be a little biased! The 100% Aglianico grapes for this wine are grown on the hills of Taurasi in Campania at 450 meters above sea level. The fertile soils are rich in minerals and volcanic ash and calcium, giving this wine some of its distinctive character. Pre-fermentation maceration at low temperature, maceration on the skins for 20 days and malolactic fermentation in barrique rounds out vinification. The wine is aged for 3 months in steel and 24 months in French barriques. Sampled after 3 hours in a decanter, this wine has character and an elegant boldness. The nose reveals dark cherry, spice and a little pepper. On the palate it is full bodied, with black cherry, tobacco, black pepper, leather and I hate say it, tar. The tannins are well balanced but still show layers of complexity. A lovely elegant wine that should continue to develop over the next 7-10 years. An absolute lovely example of a well made Aglianico from Nativ.
#Nativ #Taurasi #campania #Aglianico #italianredwine #baroloofthesouth #campaniared #southernitaly #volcanicwine #vinorosso #loveaglianico #irpiniawine #marioercolino #Avellino #avellinoredwine
— 3 years ago

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Tenuta Russo Bruno

Greco di Tufo

There is dried orange peel, lemon seed, and ginseng leading caper, rye bread, clove and a whittle of maple breezing. Grippy lemon and pomelo with an unctuous base, an odd white pepper, and lemon-poppy component. The color is dark, almost antique gold at this point, but the fruit is citrus-bright. #greco #grecoditufo whoa, now we’re turning golden delicious apples and the citrus is an afterthought #bianco #campania #tufo #tenutaRussoBruno #docg #italianwines #italianwhite — 2 years ago

Cantine Antonio Caggiano

Devon Greco di Tufo DOCG Greco Bianco 2011

Holding up just fine, this crushed the linguine Vongole that these clams transformed into.
One of the more full bodied Italian white wines that gets its density naturally and not from oak. The texture is like Condrieu, waxy and full bodied, while the aroma and taste are more Italian with bright white orchard fruits, a vein of minerality and good freshness. This held its own against an umami heavy dish as I reduced the flavors a little more than the recipe called for.
#greco #campania
— 5 years ago

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Villa Raiano

Greco di Tufo 2012

This Greco from Campania, is believed to have originated in Greece and brought to southern Italy along with a number of other Greek grape varieties when the Greeks dominated that part of Italy. Very mineral, with stone fruit and citrus. Balanced acidity give this wine a lovely refreshing and juicy finish. Great with seafood.
#greco #grecoditufo #campania #southernitaly #italianwines #italianwhitewine #tufo #villaraiano #irpiniawine #montefusco #refreshingitalianwhite
— 3 years ago

Terredora di Paolo

Fatica Contadina Taurasi Aglianico 2005

Charles (Chad) Bucklin

Beautiful nose. Delicate, complex, sweet, and perfumed. The palate unfortunately did not match up and needs time to relax and come together. #terradoradiapolo #aglianico #taurasi #campania #italy #ctbucklinwine — 3 years ago

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Cantine Antonio Caggiano

Béchar Fiano di Avellino 2011

Similar to my last experience but with more texture, broader and more depth, only getting better. An elegant nose but more pronounced palate of sweet lemons, white flowers, and mineral notes, good acidity. #campania #caggiano #fiano #bechar — 5 years ago

Nestor, LM and 2 others liked this