Villa Matilde Falerno del Massico Rosso 2002

Red Blends from Italy

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Item No. 82708
  • red wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2001
  • W&S91
  • RP88

Winemaker's Notes

80% Aglianico, 20% Piedirosso from Villa Matilde's hillside vineyard Croce Del Massico. The grapes are harvested after painstakingly eliminating any less than perfect bunches. Rich and complex with distinct perfumes of black cherries, prunes, nutmeg and vanilla, with hints of violet. The aftertaste lingers on with the smell of sagebrush & blackberries mixed with cocoa.

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Over 3000 years ago, on the lavic, mineral-rich slopes near Mount Massico and the volcano of Roccamonfina, Greek settlers reinvented viticulture, adjusting cultivation methods to the climate and soil of their adoptive home. Where vine shoots had originally laid directly on the ground, it was in northwestern Campania they were first supported by wooden poles (falanga) above the...

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Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria Lombardy Home of the fashion capital of Milan, Lombardy is not quite Italy's capital of wine. It is, however, home to a few wines worth noting. Most vineyards are far north, far south or far east. First, in the south, the sparkling wine Franciacorta - this sparkling wine is made in the methode champagnoise and the better wineries produce...

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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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