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WineUp Wine Merchants USD 11.36 750ml

Ciro Bianco Librandi Librandi Antonio E Nicodemo 2007

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87 Points Wine Enthusiast. `This Calabria based producer is a tireless advocate of indigenous grapes such as Gaglioppo and has skillfully produced a southern Italian red with the sweeter ripe red fruit aromas one would expect with delicate cola and mineral tones as well. Winery Notes: Our entire history can be summed up in this wine produced from the Gaglioppo grapes that have thrived in the vineyards of Ciro or Krimissa as it was known to the ancient world for three thousand years. It was from this same vine grown in this same soil that our ancestors made the famous wine offered to Milo of Crotone when he won the Olympic Games. The Librandi family follows ancient tradition in the making of Ciro Rosso reviving a hint of our glorious past.

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Librandi:
The Librandi winery is headquartered in Cirò Marina. This small Calabrian town is on the Ionian coast, near the Punta Alice promontory, south of the Gulf of Taranto. This area is naturally suited to wine growing: the soil is predisposed for vines and its happy geographic position, close to the sea with the Sila Mountains at its back, is such that it guarantees an excellent contrast be... Read more
The Librandi winery is headquartered in Cirò Marina. This small Calabrian town is on the Ionian coast, near the Punta Alice promontory, south of the Gulf of Taranto. This area is naturally suited to wine growing: the soil is predisposed for vines and its happy geographic position, close to the sea with the Sila Mountains at its back, is such that it guarantees an excellent contrast between day-and-night time temperatures. Labrandi has grown grapes for four generations and in the 50s began botling as well. Read less

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87 Points Wine Enthusiast. `This Calabria based producer is a tireless advocate of indigenous grapes such as Gaglioppo and has skillfully produced a southern Italian red with the sweeter ripe red fruit aromas one would expect with delicate cola and mineral tones as well. Winery Notes: Our entire history can be summed up in this wine produced from the Gaglioppo grapes that have thrived in the vineyards of Ciro or Krimissa as it was known to the ancient world for three thousand years. It was from this same vine grown in this same soil that our ancestors made the famous wine offered to Milo of Crotone when he won the Olympic Games. The Librandi family follows ancient tradition in the making of Ciro Rosso reviving a hint of our glorious past.

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