Salice Salentino Maiana Leone de Castris 2005

External Review by Astor Wines & Spirits:

Made in region of Apulia in Southern Italy from the Negroamaro grape. Medium-bodied red wine with fleshy red berry aromas and soft tannins. Well-balanced and perfect alongside cheeses or hearty Italian fare.

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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 Salice Salentino Maiana Leone de Castris

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Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
07/31/2008

Made in region of Apulia in Southern Italy from the Negroamaro grape. Medium-bodied red wine with fleshy red berry aromas and soft tannins. Well-balanced and perfect alongside cheeses or hearty Italian fare.




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