Conti Zecca

+39 0832-925613 Azienda Agricola CONTI ZECCA di Agricola Soc. Coop. - Sede legale: Via Cesarea, 73045 Leverano LECCE
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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 Read more »

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  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Aleatico

    Limited plantings of this minor red wine variety are found in warmer areas of California and Australia. Aleatico is m...

  • Malvasia Bianca

  • Primitivo

    History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Negroamaro

    History of the grape: The name is a combination of the Italian words for “black” and “bitter,” however, the latter de...

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  • October is National Pasta Month. And of all the Italian culinary products, ... ... ... and the Primitivo of Conti Zecca from Leverano, close to Lecce, the Florence of Puglia. All of these wines are well made and offer superb value.  Recipe 2: Vic’s Personal Pesto RecipeOne key to perfect pesto is chopping all the ingredients by hand, preferab... Read More

    From the article Pasta and Wine, Part One

  • Conti Zecca Cantelupi Rosso 2007


    The nose here is a bit shy, dusty and earthy with gentle spice undertones. Big stuff up front with lovely notes of dried red berry fruits supported by soft tannins that lends a lightly peppery spice to the mid-palate, which is joined by a touch of coffee on the moderately long finish. 88pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Today, in addition to continuing my discussion about the state of the Puglian ... out at certain points. 84ptsConti Zecca2007 Nero70% Negroamaro, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon$19This is totally dominated by coffee and toast aromas. International and anonymous. Drying and heavily extracted in the mouth with sweet fruit cut by dense woody tones on the ... Read More

    From the article The Puglian Job, Part II

  • Last week, I talked a little about the Puglian wine scene and my thoughts on ... ... long. 88ptsFind out more.Conti Zecca2008 Cantalupi Rosso80% Negroamaro, 20% Malvasia Nera$10The nose here is a bit shy, dusty and earthy with gentle spice undertones. Big stuff up front with lovely notes of dried red berry fruits supported by soft tannins that... Read More

    From the article Negroamaro - January 2011

  • Conti Zecca Nero Rosso Salento IGT 2007


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  • Conti Zecca Salento IGT 2004


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    Wine review by Jefferby


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