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Apollonio

Apulia (Italy)


Wines Reviewed: 24
Average Score: ✧✧✧
 

Copertino Rosso Mani del Sud 2015 Copertino Rosso Mani del Sud 2015
Copertino Rosso Riserva Divoto 2010 Copertino Rosso Riserva Divoto 2010
Diciotto Fanali 2016 Diciotto Fanali 2016
Elfo Bianco d'Alessano 2018 Elfo Bianco d'Alessano 2018
Elfo Chardonnay 2018 Elfo Chardonnay 2018
Elfo Negroamaro Rosato 2018 Elfo Negroamaro Rosato 2018
Elfo Negroamaro Rosso 2017 Elfo Negroamaro Rosso 2017
Elfo Primitivo 2017 Elfo Primitivo 2017
Elfo Susumaniello Rosato 2018 Elfo Susumaniello Rosato 2018
Il 150 Fiano Bianco 2019 Il 150 Fiano Bianco 2019
Il 150 Negroamaro Rosso 2019 Il 150 Negroamaro Rosso 2019
Il 150 Susumaniello Rosato 2019 Il 150 Susumaniello Rosato 2019
Il 150 Verdeca Bianco 2019 Il 150 Verdeca Bianco 2019
Il Mama Brut Il Mama Brut
Laicale 2016 Laicale 2016
Mater Terra 2007 Mater Terra 2007
Primitivo di Manduria Mani del Sud 2015 Primitivo di Manduria Mani del Sud 2015
Salice Salentino Bianco Mani del Sud 2016 Salice Salentino Bianco Mani del Sud 2016
Salice Salentino Rosso Mani del Sud 2016 Salice Salentino Rosso Mani del Sud 2016
Squinzano Rosso Mani del Sud 2016 Squinzano Rosso Mani del Sud 2016
Terragnolo Negroamaro 2012 Terragnolo Negroamaro 2012
Terragnolo Primitivo 2013 Terragnolo Primitivo 2013
Valle Cupa 2012 Valle Cupa 2012
Vigna Vitrilli Grande 1997 Vigna Vitrilli Grande 1997



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  Copertino Rosso Mani del Sud 2015, Apollonio (Italy)

Copertino Rosso Mani del Sud 2015

Apollonio (Italy)

Copertino (Apulia)
Negroamaro (70%), Montepulciano (20%), Malvasia Nera (10%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Copertino (Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of plum, black cherry and dried violet followed by aromas of blackberry, blueberry, raspberry, carob, tobacco, cinnamon and vanilla.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum, black cherry and blackberry.

6 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Roasted meat, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Copertino Rosso Riserva Divoto 2010, Apollonio (Italy)

Copertino Rosso Riserva Divoto 2010

Apollonio (Italy)

Copertino (Apulia)
Negroamaro (70%), Montepulciano (30%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Copertino (Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of prune, blackberry and dried violet followed by aromas of black cherry, blueberry jam, cocoa, tobacco, clove, black pepper, licorice, leather, menthol and vanilla.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of prune, blackberry and black cherry.

24 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 12 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14.5%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Roasted meat, Stewed and braised meat with mushrooms, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Diciotto Fanali 2016, Apollonio (Italy)

Diciotto Fanali 2016

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Negroamaro
Rose Wine Rose Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Deep salmon pink and nuances of onion skin pink, transparent.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of cherry, blueberry and blackberry followed by aromas of raspberry, plum, cyclamen, pink pepper, dried rose, apple and vanilla.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of cherry, blueberry and blackberry.

12 months in barrique, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Stuffed pasta with mushrooms, Roasted white meat, Roasted fish, Broiled fish

Suggested glass Bodied and Mature Rose Wines 14 °C
(57 °F)
(Bodied and Mature Rose Wines)

May 2019



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  Elfo Bianco d'Alessano 2018, Apollonio (Italy)  

Elfo Bianco d'Alessano 2018

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Bianco d'Alessano
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Pale straw yellow and nuances of greenish yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of apple, plum and citrus fruits followed by aromas of banana, pear and broom.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, pear and plum.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 12%

Crustacean and fish appetizers, Risotto with vegetables, Sauteed fish

Suggested glass Young and Crisp White Wines 10 °C
(50 °F)
(Young and Crisp White Wines)

May 2019



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  Elfo Chardonnay 2018, Apollonio (Italy)  

Elfo Chardonnay 2018

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Chardonnay
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Pale straw yellow and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of apple, citrus fruits and banana followed by aromas of plum, hawthorn and peach.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, plum and banana.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 12%

Fish appetizers, Risotto with vegetables, Sauteed crustaceans, Dairy products

Suggested glass Young and Crisp White Wines 10 °C
(50 °F)
(Young and Crisp White Wines)

May 2019



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  Elfo Negroamaro Rosato 2018, Apollonio (Italy)  

Elfo Negroamaro Rosato 2018

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Negroamaro
Rose Wine Rose Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Brilliant cherry pink and nuances of cherry pink, transparent.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of cherry, plum and raspberry followed by aromas of blueberry, apple and cyclamen.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors.

Persistent finish with flavors of cherry, plum and raspberry.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 12%

Meat appetizers, Cold cuts, Pasta with meat, Stewed fish, Fish soups

Suggested glass Young and Crisp Rose Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Young and Crisp Rose Wines)

May 2019



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  Elfo Negroamaro Rosso 2017, Apollonio (Italy)  

Elfo Negroamaro Rosso 2017

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Negroamaro
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of ruby red, little transparency.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of black cherry, blueberry and blackberry followed by aromas of violet, plum, carnation and carob.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, blueberry and blackberry.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 13%

Stuffed pasta with meat, Sauteed meat with mushrooms, Roasted white meat

Suggested glass Young Red Wines 17 °C
(62 °F)
(Young Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Elfo Primitivo 2017, Apollonio (Italy)  

Elfo Primitivo 2017

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Primitivo
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of ruby red, little transparency.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of black cherry, plum and blueberry followed by aromas of violet, raspberry and carob.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum, black cherry and blueberry.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 13%

Stuffed pasta with meat, Sauteed meat with mushrooms, Roasted white meat

Suggested glass Young Red Wines 17 °C
(62 °F)
(Young Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Elfo Susumaniello Rosato 2018, Apollonio (Italy)  

Elfo Susumaniello Rosato 2018

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Susumaniello
Rose Wine Rose Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense cherry pink and nuances of cherry pink, transparent.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of cherry, raspberry and strawberry followed by aromas of plum, apple ans cyclamen.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors.

Persistent finish with flavors of cherry, raspberry and plum.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 12%

Meat appetizers, Pasta with fish, Fish soups, Sauteed meat

Suggested glass Young and Crisp Rose Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Young and Crisp Rose Wines)

May 2019



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  Il 150 Fiano Bianco 2019, Apollonio (Italy)  

Il 150 Fiano Bianco 2019

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Fiano
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense greenish yellow and nuances of greenish yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of apple, pear and citrus fruits followed by aromas of hawthorn, broom, plum and honey.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, pear and plum.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 12.5%

Fish appetizers, Risotto with crustaceans and vegetables, Sauteed fish, Dairy products

Suggested glass Young and Crisp White Wines 10 °C
(50 °F)
(Young and Crisp White Wines)

August 2020



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  Il 150 Negroamaro Rosso 2019, Apollonio (Italy)  

Il 150 Negroamaro Rosso 2019

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Negroamaro
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of purple red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of black cherry, blackberry and plum followed by aromas of violet, strawberry, raspberry, carnation and blueberry.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, agreeable.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, blackberry and plum.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 13.5%

Cold cuts, Pasta with mushrooms, Sauteed meat, Stewed meat, Legume soups

Suggested glass Young Red Wines 16 °C
(60 °F)
(Young Red Wines)

July 2020



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  Il 150 Susumaniello Rosato 2019, Apollonio (Italy)  

Il 150 Susumaniello Rosato 2019

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Susumaniello
Rose Wine Rose Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Pale cherry pink and nuances of pale pink, transparent.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of cherry, raspberry and rose followed by aromas of strawberry, pomegranate, cyclamen and peach.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors.

Persistent finish with flavors of cherry, raspberry and strawberry.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 12.5%

Fish appetizers, Pasta and risotto with fish, Sauteed fish

Suggested glass Young and Crisp Rose Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Young and Crisp Rose Wines)

August 2020



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  Il 150 Verdeca Bianco 2019, Apollonio (Italy)  

Il 150 Verdeca Bianco 2019

Apollonio (Italy)

Salento (Apulia)
Verdeca
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧

Salento (Apulia)
Brilliant straw yellow and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean and pleasing, starts with hints of apple, pear and plum followed by aromas of citrus fruits, hawthorn, broom and pineapple.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, pear and plum.

3 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 12.5%

Vegetable appetizers, Risotto with vegetables, Fried fish, Eggs, Dairy products

Suggested glass Young and Crisp White Wines 10 °C
(50 °F)
(Young and Crisp White Wines)

July 2020



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  Il Mamaà Brut, Apollonio (Italy)  

Il Mamaà Brut

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Verdeca
Sparkling Wine Sparkling Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Brilliant greenish yellow and nuances of greenish yellow, very transparent, fine and persistent perlage.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of green apple, pear and hawthorn followed by aromas of tangerine, broom, peach and pineapple.

Effervescent and crisp attack, however balanced by alcohol, light body, intense flavors, agreeable.

Persistent finish with flavors of green apple, pear and tangerine.

Fermented in closed tank.


Alcohol: 12%

Vegetable and crustacean appetizers, Risotto with vegetables, Dairy products, Eggs

Suggested glass Charmat Method Sparkling Wines 10 °C
(50 °F)
(Charmat Method Sparkling Wines)

August 2020



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  Laicale 2016, Apollonio (Italy)

Laicale 2016

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Chardonnay
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense golden yellow and nuances of golden yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of apple, banana and grapefruit followed by aromas of plum, tangerine, mango, hawthorn, praline, butter, honey, mineral and vanilla.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, banana and grapefruit.

12 months in barrique, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Stuffed pasta with mushrooms, Roasted fish, Roasted white meat, Cheese

Suggested glass Bodied and Mature White Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Bodied and Mature White Wines)

May 2019



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  Mater Terra 2007, Apollonio (Italy)

Mater Terra 2007

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Negroamaro
Sweet Wine Sweet Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of black cherries in alcohol, prune and dried violet followed by aromas of blackberry jam, blueberry jam, dried fig, carob, tobacco, cocoa, leather, vanilla and menthol.

Sweet and properly tannic attack, however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry in alcohol, prune and blackberry jam.

12 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 15.5%

Dried fruit and jam tarts, Hard and piquant cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 16 °C
(60 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Primitivo di Manduria Mani del Sud 2015, Apollonio (Italy)

Primitivo di Manduria Mani del Sud 2015

Apollonio (Italy)

Primitivo di Manduria (Apulia)
Primitivo
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Primitivo di Manduria (Apulia)
Deep ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of plum jam, black cherry jam and blackberry jam followed by aromas of dried violet, carob, tobacco, licorice, leather, mace, vanilla and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finis with flavors of plum jam, black cherry jam and blackberry jam.

6 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 15%

Roasted meat, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

August 2020



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  Salice Salentino Bianco Mani del Sud 2016, Apollonio (Italy)

Salice Salentino Bianco Mani del Sud 2016

Apollonio (Italy)

Salice Salentino (Apulia)
Chardonnay (80%), Sauvignon Blanc (20%)
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Salice Salentino (Apulia)
Intense golden yellow and nuances of golden yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of banana, apple and citrus fruits followed by aromas of plum, bergamot, melon, jasmine, iodine, hawthorn, mineral and hints of vanilla.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, plum and banana.

Sauvignon Blanc is aged for 3 months in barrique.


Alcohol: 13%

Stuffed pasta with meat, Roasted fish, Roasted white meat, Mushroom soups

Suggested glass Bodied and Mature White Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Bodied and Mature White Wines)

May 2019



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  Salice Salentino Rosso Mani del Sud 2016, Apollonio (Italy)

Salice Salentino Rosso Mani del Sud 2016

Apollonio (Italy)

Salice Salentino (Apulia)
Negroamaro (80%), Malvasia Nera (20%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Salice Salentino (Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of blackberry, plum and black cherry followed by aromas of dried violet, raspberry, tobacco, carob, vanilla and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of blackberry, plum and black cherry.

6 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Cheese

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Squinzano Rosso Mani del Sud 2016, Apollonio (Italy)

Squinzano Rosso Mani del Sud 2016

Apollonio (Italy)

Squinzano (Apulia)
Negroamaro (70%), Sangiovese (15%), Malvasia Nera (15%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Squinzano (Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of plum, black cherry and dried violet followed by aromas of blackberry, blueberry, carob, tobacco, walnut husk, vanilla and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum, black cherry and blackberry.

6 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Cheese

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Terragnolo Negroamaro 2012, Apollonio (Italy)

Terragnolo Negroamaro 2012

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Negroamaro
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of plum, black cherry and blackberry followed by aromas of dried violet, black currant, carob, tobacco, cocoa, mace, leather and vanilla.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum, black cherry and blackberry.

12 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 15%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Roasted meat, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Terragnolo Primitivo 2013, Apollonio (Italy)

Terragnolo Primitivo 2013

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Primitivo
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of plum, blackberry and dried violet followed by aromas of black cherry, blueberry, tobacco, carob, licorice, cinnamon, vanilla and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum, blackberry and black cherry.

12 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 15%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Roasted meat, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Valle Cupa 2012, Apollonio (Italy)

Valle Cupa 2012

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Primitivo (50%), Negroamaro (50%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of plum, blackberry and dried violet followed by aromas of black cherry, carob, cocoa, tobacco, leather, mace, licorice, menthol and vanilla.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum, blackberry and black cherry.

12 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 15%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Roasted meat, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

May 2019



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  Vigna Vitrilli Grande 1997, Apollonio (Italy)

Vigna Vitrilli Grande 1997

Apollonio (Italy)

(Apulia)
Primitivo (50%), Aleatico (30%), Negroamaro (20%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Apulia)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of plum jam, black cherry jam and blueberry jam followed by aromas of dried violet, dried fig, tobacco, cocoa, mace, tar, clove, licorice, vanilla, leather and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum jam, black cherry jam and blueberry jam.

72 months in barrique, 6 months in cask, 12 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 15%

Game, Stewed and braised meat with mushrooms, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

May 2019


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