Il Mandorlo Negroamaro IGP

From the heel of Italy's boot!

Il Mandorlo Negroamaro IGP

2015, Puglia Italy
  • From southern Italy (Puglia to be precise, the heel of Italy's boot like shape!) - the home of some of Italy's best bang for buck reds!
  • Medium to full bodied, warm and spicy red full of dark, sweet fruited flavours
  • Chug it back with pizzas, pastas and meatballs!
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    It’s the home to some of Italy’s most flavoursome and exciting reds, it’s picture perfect postcard stuff and it looks a lot like the heel of a boot when you look at it on a map – we’re talking about southern Italy, Puglia to be precise.

    It’s where Il Mandorlo Negroamaro comes from, made by the crew at the Menhir Salento winery. Ten hectares of vineyard nestled along the breathtaking Adriatic coastline and producing wines like this from 80 year old vines! Bliss!

    Negroamaro is the grape and it’s one of the varieties that, along with Primitivo, is famous in this part of the wine world. Famous because it makes medium to full bodied, warm and spicy reds full of dark, sweet fruited flavours that offer great bang for buck.

    Wines from Puglia are great food friendly reds and will go with all sorts of rustic Italian fare as well as the classic pizza, pasta and meatball style dishes!

    The Lowdown: 14% alc / 750ml / Cork
    Sam Kim – 5 Stars
    Browse Wine | Red | Other Red | 2015 | Menhir

    Ricossa Antica Casa Barolo DOCG
    Sam Kim – 95 Points
    The Real Review – Top Rank
    Bob Campbell MW – 5 Stars


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