Leone De Castris Salice Salentino Donna Lisa Riserva 2015 750ml
SKU 821778
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Leone De Castris Salice Salentino Donna Lisa Riserva 2015

Salice Salentino - Puglia - Italy

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Rated 95 by Decanter
Aspirational Negroamaro! A veritable fruit basket of ripe blackberries, cherries, plums and lingonberries intermingled with delicious spicy oak, grainy, velvety tannins and a fine, highly polished finish.
Rated 92 by James Suckling
This is a literal breath of fresh air in the Puglia wine scene; on the nose it offers cassis, nicely judged blackcurrants, brambleberries and even citrus. Tightly wound with a compact texture, bright acidity and a chewy finish. Drink in 2021.

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Region: Puglia

Puglia is one of Italy's most fascinating and 'up and coming' wine regions, and is full of traditional wineries keen to prove to the world that the produce of southern Italy can more than match that which comes from the central and northern regions of the country. Puglian wines are quite unique; they are generally big, bold and boisterous when it comes to flavor and structure, and are packed full of complex, dark and interesting notes, making them fascinating to taste and explore. Puglia itself is a beautiful wine region, and the volcanic soils and blazing sunshine of the Mediterranean coast is something of an ideal environment for viticulture. As such, Puglia is a region to keep a close eye on in the near future, should you wish to sample the best of Italy's latest, most exciting wines.

Country: Italy

Italy is recognised as being one of the finest wine producing countries in the world, and it isn't difficult to see why. With a vast amount of land across the country used primarily for vineyard cultivation and wine production, each region of Italy manages to produce a wide range of excellent quality wines, each representative of the region it is produced in. Any lover of Italian wines will be able to tell you of the variety the country produces, from the deliciously astringent and alpine-fresh wines of the northern borders, to the deliciously jammy and fruit-forward wines of the south and the Italian islands. Regions such as Barolo are frequently compared with Bordeaux and Burgundy in France, as their oak aged red wines have all the complexity and earthy, spicy excellence of some of the finest wines in the world, and the sparkling wines of Asti and elsewhere in Italy can easily challenge and often exceed the high standards put forward by Champagne. Thanks to excellent terrain and climatic conditions, Italy has long since proven itself a major player in the world of wines, and long may this dedication to quality and excellence continue.