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Donna Marzia Negramaro Rose IGT Salento 2013

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Conti Zecca is one of the foremost wine estates in Southern Italy with a long history going back to the 16th century, over 500 years later the consistent Gamberro Rosso Three Glass awards confirm this Leverano based property as one of the best in Italy.The winemaking team, led by Fernando Romano and Giogio Marone, have built a formidable reputation for making the highest quality wines from the impressive 300 hectare property. This Negamaro Rose has a wonderful deep colour, giving a hint to the fuller flavour and body on offer. An enticing blend of rose petal and strawberry aromas and flavours, coupled with a dry but fruity style make this very enjoyable.

Region: Italy » Puglia

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  • 2013

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Winery: Conti Zecca
Color: Rosé
Variety: Negramaro
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Conti Zecca:
Conti Zecca winery in Puglia, Italy, has a five century history made up of passion, tradition and innovation that have brought it to become one of the most important wine producers of Puglia and Italy. The Neapolitan family moved to Puglia, and more precisaly in the district of Leverano, in the heart of Salento, South Italy, in 1500 and began an intense agricultural activity on his own estates... Read more
Conti Zecca winery in Puglia, Italy, has a five century history made up of passion, tradition and innovation that have brought it to become one of the most important wine producers of Puglia and Italy. The Neapolitan family moved to Puglia, and more precisaly in the district of Leverano, in the heart of Salento, South Italy, in 1500 and began an intense agricultural activity on his own estates. In the course of the centuries the family concern evolved and in 1935 Count Alcibiade Zecca, a man blessed with courage and entrepreneurial abilities, decided to vinify his personal grapes cultivated on his own estates: the wine cellar of Leverano was built and this town became one of the most important trading districts in Puglia and South Italy. After the Second World War Alcibiade 's son, Count Giuseppe, introduced new techniques of vine-growing and in the winery he introduced the bottling of wine. Since 1500 the Conti Zecca 's wine passion carries on. Today the heirs - Count Alcibiade, Count Francesco, Count Luciano and Count Mario - carry on the family tradition devoting themselves to the family concern: from the selection of the ideal environment and the ideal clones to the planting of the vineyard, from the choice of the ideal agronomic techniques and the ideal grape harvesting time to the vinification and the bottling, for the production of high quality wines, considered among the best wines of Puglia. Read less

Conti Zecca is one of the foremost wine estates in Southern Italy with a long history going back to the 16th century, over 500 years later the consistent Gamberro Rosso Three Glass awards confirm this Leverano based property as one of the best in Italy.The winemaking team, led by Fernando Romano and Giogio Marone, have built a formidable reputation for making the highest quality wines from the impressive 300 hectare property. This Negamaro Rose has a wonderful deep colour, giving a hint to the fuller flavour and body on offer. An enticing blend of rose petal and strawberry aromas and flavours, coupled with a dry but fruity style make this very enjoyable.

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