Tasting Notes: Nero Di Troia (Uva Di Troia) is an ancient, little known grape variety grown in Puglia (heel of Italy’s boot) and almost nowhere else. Traditionally a blending grape used to give a bit of oomph to wines made from grapes such as Montepulciano and Sangiovese, it is now more and more being vinified on its own. Eye: deep ruby red with violet magenta rim. Nose: red plums, Amarilla cherries, raspberries, notes of dry sage, wintergreen. Palate: medium full body, with good depth. Plums, dried dates, cherries confirmed, dark chocolate on the back. Fine tannins, medium length finish. Pair with pork, roast fowl, ham and pineapple pizza (I don't care what you say: it works!), hard cheeses, caccio e pepe. Drink now or within the next 2 years. A great value!!
Price: $$19.49 750 ml.
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