|Winery:||Azienda Agricola Taurino|
|Region:||Italy » Puglia » Salice Salentino|
Azienda Agricola Taurino
For over 4000 years grapes have been prospering on the Salentine Peninsula, thanks to the devoted attention, the loyalty and the intelligence of the wine-growers. Without this ever constant care - due to the concern man has always had for wine as a noble drink and a devine gift -without the perseverance and the love for the soil, much land would have remained waste and covered by forests as it was thousands of years ago. The Phoenicians, and later the Greek, followed by Basilian monks, gave the grape and wine a flourisch which has no equal in the cultivation of other plants. The Taurino family have always been wine - growers and the beart of their farm is the estate "Notarpanaro" which in the last century was known as "Notare Panaro". In a legal deed dated November 22th, 1817 which concerned a change in tithes, one can read: "...the land Notare Panaro, part of the territory of Mesagne, is governed according to the tithe system. The tithe must be paid to the Most Exellent Family Read more »
Dull brick red with burnt orange rim, aromas of dried cherries, plums and red berries with baking spices, dried stone fruits, earth and leather with baking spice on palate with focused, balanced personality to a long finish. The BOMB! This '04 Reserv...
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History of the grape: The name is a combination of the Italian words for “black” and “bitter,” however, the latter de...
History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...
History of the grape: The name translates to “Black [grape] of Avola,” referring to the town in Sicily where it was f...
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