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Leone de Castris Locorotondo DOC

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Straw yellow colour with a nose of citrus fruits and pineapple hints.The Leone de Castris winery, based in Salice Salentino, was founded in 1665 by Duke Oronzo, Earl of Lemos and is an intrinsic part of the history of wine-making in the Southern Italian region of Puglia.Grapes: 65% Verdeca, 35% White of Alessano Region: Italy / Puglia / LocorotondoMaker: Riccardo Cotarella and Marco MascellaniNotes: Wine characterised by a straw yellow colour with a nose of citrus fruits and pineapple hints. In the mouth it is fresh and balanced.Serve: At 10-12c it is great with seafood and delicate main coursesABV: 12%

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Leone de Castris:
https://www.facebook.com/leone.decastrisSalice Salentino, a small village in Salento rich in vineyards and olive groves, is the landscape giving life to Leone de Castris’ wine tradition. It is exactly here, on the very spot where today’s cellar stands, that in 1665 Duke Oronzo, Earl of Lemos, gave birth to the company. He got enchanted by this landscape and decided to sell all hi... Read more
https://www.facebook.com/leone.decastrisSalice Salentino, a small village in Salento rich in vineyards and olive groves, is the landscape giving life to Leone de Castris’ wine tradition. It is exactly here, on the very spot where today’s cellar stands, that in 1665 Duke Oronzo, Earl of Lemos, gave birth to the company. He got enchanted by this landscape and decided to sell all his properties in Spain in order to draw the best from the Salentine rich terroir. He began to plant new vines, olive trees and wheat along 5 thousand hectares‘ properties, not only in Salice, but also in Guagnano, Veglie, Villa Baldassarri, Novoli and San Pancrazio. Read less

External Reviews for Leone de Castris Locorotondo DOC

External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
08/23/2016

Straw yellow colour with a nose of citrus fruits and pineapple hints.The Leone de Castris winery, based in Salice Salentino, was founded in 1665 by Duke Oronzo, Earl of Lemos and is an intrinsic part of the history of wine-making in the Southern Italian region of Puglia.Grapes: 65% Verdeca, 35% White of Alessano Region: Italy / Puglia / LocorotondoMaker: Riccardo Cotarella and Marco MascellaniNotes: Wine characterised by a straw yellow colour with a nose of citrus fruits and pineapple hints. In the mouth it is fresh and balanced.Serve: At 10-12c it is great with seafood and delicate main coursesABV: 12%



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