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2012 Gran Passione, Salice Salentino Riserva

2012 Gran Passione, Salice Salentino Riserva
Volume: 750 mL, Alcohol: 13%
From Puglia, an area famous for it’s warm dry climate in the heel of the boot of Italy, this wine spends at least nine months in oak and even more time in a steel tank before bottling. This lengthy process results in more complex notes of dried flowers and baked fruits, rather than the fresh fruit of a younger wine.

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Type

Red

Blend

100% Negroamaro

Nose

Potpourri, blackberries and crème de cassis in a clay pot left in the sun

Palate

Roast bluberry and blackberry, burnt onion and a dash of brick dust.
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More about this wine from Salento, Italy
This complex, five year old wine encapsulates everything we love about a classic Southern Italian big red wine. Hailing from Puglia (pool-ya), an area famous for it’s warm dry climate located in the heel of the boot of Italy, this wine spends a minimum of nine months in oak and even more time in a steel tank before bottling.

This lengthy process results in more complex notes of dried flowers and baked fruits, rather than the fresh fruit of a younger wine. With subtle hints of roasted blueberries and blackberries, we recommend pairing this earthy red with flavorful meats like Guanciale, dry rubbed smoked ribs or pasta with tomato sauce. Whip up a Spaghetti alla Gricia dish to serve with this wine and round-out your Italian feast.
How to drink it

While...

Tiptoeing across sun-scorched tiles to get to the pool

Listening to...

Zucchero - Partigiano Reggiano

Eating...

The earthy flavors in this red pair perfectly with flavorful meats like Guanciale

Try it with our Spaghetti alla Gricia recipe.