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Italian Red Wine

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Italian Red Wine

While picturesque hillsides, endless coastlines and a favorable climate serve to unify the grape-growing culture of this country. The apparent never-ending world of indigenous grape varieties gives Italy an unexampled charm and allure for its red wines. From the steep inclines of the Alps to the sprawling, warm, coastal plains of the south, red grape varieties thrive throughout.

The kings of Italy, wines like Barolo and Barbaresco (made of Nebbiolo), and Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino (made of Sangiovese), as well as Amarone (mostly Corvina), play center stage for the most lauded, collected and cellar-worthy reds. Less popular but entirely deserving of as much praise are the wines made from Aglianico, Sagrantino and Nerello Mascalese.

For those accustomed to drinking New World reds, the south is the place to start. Grapes like Negroamaro or Primitvo from Puglia and Nero d’Avola from Sicily make soft, ammicable, full-bodied, fruit-dominant wines. Curious palates should be on the lookout for Cannonau (Grenache), Lagrein, Teroldego, Ruché, Freisa, Cesanese, Schiopettino, Rossese and Gaglioppo to name a few.

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            • Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2017  Front Label
              Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2017
              Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
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              • Cantine San Marzano Il Pumo Negroamaro 2020  Front Label
                Cantine San Marzano Il Pumo Negroamaro 2020
                Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
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                • Li Veli Passamante Salice Salentino Negroamaro 2020  Front Label
                  Li Veli Passamante Salice Salentino Negroamaro 2020
                  Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
                    4.1 7 Ratings
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                  • Li Veli Salice Salentino Pezzo Morgana Riserva 2019  Front Label
                    Li Veli Salice Salentino Pezzo Morgana Riserva 2019
                    Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
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