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Donnachiara Taurasi 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - A harmonious red, featuring fine-grained tannins layered with sappy black cherry flavors and oaky hints of spice and mocha. A streak of...
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Mastroberardino Taurasi Radici Riserva 2007 1.5Ltr

Rated 94 - The 2007 Taurasi Radici boasts stunning richness, depth and power, yet remains relatively accessible and approachable for such a young...
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Mastroberardino Taurasi Radici Riserva 2007 750ml

Rated 94 - The 2007 Taurasi Radici boasts stunning richness, depth and power, yet remains relatively accessible and approachable for such a young...
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Mastroberardino Taurasi Radici Riserva 2012 750ml

Rated 93 - Black-walnut, blackberry and black-olive aromas follow through to a full body, round and chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. Very rich...
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Terredora Taurasi Pago Dei Fusi 2009 750ml

Rated 90 - Moderately saturated ruby-red. Dark plum, tobacco and a hint of game on the deep nose. Very savory flavors of dark plum, black cherry,...
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Torricino Taurasi Cevotiempo 2012 750ml

Rated 91+ - Dark ruby-red. Extremely refined aromas and flavors of red berries, black cherry, cinnamon, violet and ink. Dense but suave, showing a...

Campania Italy Taurasi

The beautiful region of Campania, located in the 'shin' of Italy's boot, has been an important center for viticulture and wine making for thousands of years. Indeed, archaeologists believe that wine making was happening in Campania as long ago as 1,200 BCE, making this one of the oldest wine regions on earth. By the time the Roman Empire starting expanding, Campania became the world's most important wine producing region, and the hundred or so native grape varietals which flourish in the mineral rich soils near the coast became the key ingredient in many of Rome's legendary classical wines. Today, the wine industry in Campania is booming once more, following a drop in the region's reputation in the 1970s, and is gaining awards, recognition and new fans each year.

There are few countries in the world with a viticultural history as long or as illustrious as that claimed by Italy. Grapes were first being grown and cultivated on Italian soil several thousand years ago by the Greeks and the Pheonicians, who named Italy 'Oenotria' – the land of wines – so impressed were they with the climate and the suitability of the soil for wine production. Of course, it was the rise of the Roman Empire which had the most lasting influence on wine production in Italy, and their influence can still be felt today, as much of the riches of the empire came about through their enthusiasm for producing wines and exporting it to neighbouring countries. Since those times, a vast amount of Italian land has remained primarily for vine cultivation, and thousands of wineries can be found throughout the entire length and breadth of this beautiful country, drenched in Mediterranean sunshine and benefiting from the excellent fertile soils found there. Italy remains very much a 'land of wines', and one could not imagine this country, its landscape and culture, without it.