Negroamaro Allegri IGT Salento 2011
- Casa Vinicola Botter spa
- Oaked Style
- Body Style
- Medium bodied
- Dry / Sweet Style
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- Screw Cap
- Organic / Biodynamic
The name Puglia is thought to be derived from the Latin `a-pluvia` or lack of rain, and this fertile region along the Adriatic coast is the heartland of the Primitivo grape variety (claimed as the origin of California`s Zinfandel variety). The Salento penninsula, with a hot maritime climate and cool night time breezes, produces concentrated red wines of relatively high alcohol and soft, rounded tannins.
The company was born as a retailer in 1928 in the Veneto region for sales of wines in casks and demi-johns to restaurants and small retailers. In the fifties the family expanded their horizons to selling wines across Central Europe and beyond. Throughout all this expansion, the Botter family retained control and the company is now run by the third generation and from their roots in Veneto they now have a portfolio of wines produced in some of Italy’s finest regions.
A soft easy drinking red from Puglia, the stiletto heel of Italy. It is a soft and inviting red with ripe red fruits and subtle tannins made from the Negroamaro variety. Its supple and robust character reflects the warm sun and ripe fruit of this remote Mediterranean region.
A soft and inviting red with ripe red fruits and subtle tannins made from the Negroamaro variety which reflects the warm sun and ripe fruit of this remote Mediterranean region.
A versatile red that proves a good match for popular Italian dishes including pizza and spaghetti dishes, roast meats and cheese.
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