Tuesday, September 29, 2009

VintageVino Pick of the Day: PAOLOLEO LIMITONE DEI GRECI SALICE SALENTINO DOC


Here is a classic country red form the southern reaches of Italy. Known for its dark, robust wines, the Salice Salentino growing area has produced consumer favorites for many years. Today, the wines are more refined due to modern winemaking practice, yet still retain some of the rustic edges that are so familiar to fans of Italian wines from places like Puglia. Paololeo has been making wines in this refined-rustic style from their beautiful estate vineyards for many years. This Salice Salentino is a great example of the values that can be had from this region.

80% Negroamaro, 20% Malvasia Nera

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