Varietals Produced by Albea View all
History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
History of the grape: The name is a combination of the Italian words for “black” and “bitter,” however, the latter de...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Albea on Snooth
Today, in addition to continuing my discussion about the state of the Puglian ... any sense of finesse. 86ptsAlbea2007 Raro60% Negroamaro, 40% Primitivo$NASmoky on the nose with a dried earthy character. Round on entry with a nicely fleshy mid-palate that offers up somewhat anonymous dark fruits. 85pts2007 DuoCabernet Sauvignon / Uve di Troia,... Read More
On a recent trip to Puglia, Italy, I was fortunate to taste through the wines ... 84ptsFind out more.Cantina Albea2007 Lui Nero di Troia$40Not particularly aromatic with simple leathery aromas. Good acidity and soft tannins make this easy to drink, though the tannins turn a bit drying on the finish. The fruit is rather anonymous if easy. 83pts... Read More
Quaffable and certainly ready to drink. Earthy and smooth. Read More