Castello Monaci Liante Salice Salentino DOC 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep ruby-red colour; intense and complex bouquet with hints of wild cherry conserve, dried plums, chocolate and vanilla; powerful, warm and balanced flavour with an elegant aftertaste of very ripe fruit and spices, with a pleasant balsamic finish and slightly bitter aftertaste of green almonds.

Region: Italy » Puglia » Salice Salentino

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Winery: Castello Monaci
Color: Red
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Castello Monaci:
The choice of grape varieties is a combination of local viticultural tradition–indigenous Negroamaro, Primitivo and Malvasia Nera–with scientific vineyard management through a careful selection of clones and root stocks. The tufa (‘rocks’) of local soils contribute structure to the wine, aid in drainage for the vines, and reflect the light, helping the sun’s work for the vines. Dug out of subte... Read more
The choice of grape varieties is a combination of local viticultural tradition–indigenous Negroamaro, Primitivo and Malvasia Nera–with scientific vineyard management through a careful selection of clones and root stocks. The tufa (‘rocks’) of local soils contribute structure to the wine, aid in drainage for the vines, and reflect the light, helping the sun’s work for the vines. Dug out of subterranean rock, the geometric-shaped cellar houses 1,000 barriques and modern temperature-controlled systems that allow small parcels of grapes to be vinified separately. Read less

External Reviews for Castello Monaci Liante Salice Salentino DOC

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
01/03/2013

The 2010 Liante Salice Salentino is deep ruby red in color with an expressive bouquet of plum, spice and vanilla. Rich and pure in the mouth with mixed berry, cedar and smoke. - Winery


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
04/13/2014

The 2010 Liante Salice Salentino is deep ruby red in color with an expressive bouquet of plum, spice and vanilla. Rich and pure in the mouth with mixed berry, cedar and smoke. - Winery ** SOLD OUT **



Deep ruby-red colour; intense and complex bouquet with hints of wild cherry conserve, dried plums, chocolate and vanilla; powerful, warm and balanced flavour with an elegant aftertaste of very ripe fruit and spices, with a pleasant balsamic finish and slightly bitter aftertaste of green almonds.

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