Southern Italy with Richard Klein

First Glass Wines 21 August 2019

Casa d’Ambra – Ischia Bianco 2016 – Campania
Pears, spice, olives, and a hint of oiliness.  This is a good aperitif style of wine. First Glass Price $21.99

Jasci & Marchesani Pecorino 2017 – Abruzzo
Pecorino has become our favourite Italian white wine – full rich flavours of stonefruit – peaches, apricots, juicy acidity – very good drinking. First Glass Price $22.99

Leone de Castris Negroamaro 2017
Mocha, a hint of sweetness, cherries and deep fruit flavours lingering on the finish. First Glass Price $15.99

Rosso Italia Pavonero NV
A multi region wine made to enjoy now. Rustic Bordeaux like flavours – smooth, very tasty – excellent presentation. First Glass Price $17.99

Jasci Marchesani Montepulciano D'Abruzzo 2018 
This organic wine has a bright purple colour.  Its a brighter style, needing food. First Glass Price $18.99

Masseria Li Veli – Orion Primitivo 2017 Puglia
Spice, violets, lavender, a touch of dark chocolate, very nice wine – impressive. 

Argiolas Monica di Sardegna – Iselis Rosso 2016 Sardinia
Dark rich flavours, including black cherries, chocolate and fruit cake.  A luscious wine and very tasty. First Glass Price $33.99

Firriato Sicilia Rosso - Saint Agostino Nero D'Avola Syrah 2013 - Sicily
Powerful fruit flavours with alminds, marzipan and a touch of rusticity. Long on the finish and best with traditional food courses. First Glass Price $30.99

Masseria Li Veli – Susumaniello Askos 2017 – Puglia
Fruit cake spices, nuts, delicious wine.  First Glass Price $32.99