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Date Printed: 7/29/2014
Di Majo Norante Ramitello Rosso 2003
Di Majo Norante Ramitello Rosso 2003
(search item no. 88462)
green wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/29/2014: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Made from 80% Prugnolo (Sangiovese) and 20% Aglianico. The wine was aged in large oak barrels for 2-3 years. The wine displays an intense ruby-red color with violet reflections. The scent of plums comes through on the nose. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and velvety with a perfect balance between the flavors of plum and woodland berries. Hints of licorice are evident in the persistent finish.
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About Di Majo Norante:

The Di Majo Norante winery is located to the north of the Gargano in Molise on the estate of the Marquis Norante of Santa Cristina. This estate has been dedicated to the cultivation of vines since the 1800's.

In the 1960's a modern cantina was constructed and vines were replanted. Optimal exposure, constant breezes during the summer, excellent soil composition and a slope toward the Sciabolone and Madonna Grande valleys, blend together to create a particularly favorable environment for the production of wine.

Alessio Di Majo has hired renowned enologist, Riccardo Cotarella, as a consultant in order to ensure consistent, high quality production for all their wines. The Di Majo family is dedicated to producing quality wine at an outstanding value and practicing environmentally sound agriculture.