Tenuta delle Terre Nere La Vigna di Don Peppino Prephylloxera 2006

Red Blends from Southern Italy, Italy

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Item No. 97491
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • Green wine
  • ST95

Winemaker's Notes

"Bright medium ruby-red, less dark than the Feudo di Mezzo. Wonderfully scented nose of red cherry, rose petal and minerals, with a tantalizing note of creamy cherry cola and a strong mineral quality; more mineral-driven and less oaky on the nose than the Feudo di Mezzo. The palate offers almost Burgundian red fruit flavors, with a juicy, sappy character and a nutty quality building on the back end and lingering impressively. A simply fantastic wine and one I struggled long and hard to score: it's as good as, though quite different from, the Feudo di Mezzo, and both rank among Italy's top wines of the year. Really remarkable stuff-and my score may prove to be stingy."
-International Wine Cellar

Learn About Tenuta delle Terre Nere

500,000 years of volcanic eruptions have created endless soil variation in neighboring plots of land, many of them radical. The soil at Terre Nere is mostly volcanic ash speckled by black pumice and peppered with abundant volcanic rock; to call it 'rocky' is putting it mildly! The weather variations in the area are profound and generally characterized by exposure, altitude, and ...

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Learn About Southern Italy

Abruzzi, Puglia, & Campania Abruzzi Kind of central, kind of southern, this region is best known for it's wine, Montapulciano d'Abruzzi - this wine is made from the Montelpulciano grape, unlike Vino Nobile di Montelpulciano, made with a Sangiovese clone in the region of Montelpuliciano. The Montelpulciano grape is happiest here in Abruzzi and the wine is rustic, yet soft...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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