|Region:||Italy » Apulia|
|Varietal:||Negroamaro , Malvasia|
Chalky and a bit astringent on the nose with an unusual spice note that melds cedar with iris, grilled beef, and beet root. Fascinating on the nose. In the mouth this is medium plus bodied and yet it remains quite light on it’s feet with early suggest...
|Region:||Italy » Puglia » Salice Salentino|
Ruby hue with aromas of dried plums, wet tree bark and earth; dried stone fruits with integrated structure across a palate with tea and chocolate for a moderately long finish. Great Negroamaro value.
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Page 3 of 14Salice Salentino on Snooth
I bought this wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/48208 for £6.Salice Salentino is an Italian DOC originally created in 1976 for red wines [though whites and roses are now included] from around the town of Salice on the Salento peninsular [the heel of Italy].Candido is a large [385 acres] family concern now owned by by the b... Read More
A joy for the money. Two obscure grapes from the boot. Give demeaning comments the boot. This unpretentious quaffer offers balance, acid and adequate heft. We are glugging it by the case. Read More
Extremely red fruit forward, an explosion in your mouth. Oak on the finish which felt fake and not in concert with the fruit. As it remained opened (or as we drank more), it blended better. I want to try this again to get another perspective, but will give it the benefit of the doubt. Read More
Had a fun pizza night with the neighbors...we had some good pies, watched some ... also cracked open my first Salice Salentino, thinking it might be a good pizza wine. This '07 Vereto had probably been on the shelf too long however...it had trademark old world freshness, that shone above the diminishing fruit. Just not a wine of much personali... Read More
Rich red fruit on the nose cherries, vanilla.......smooth tannins with great acidity that leads to a decent finish Read More
Hello! My name is Cheryl. A friend just told me about this site and I have to say I am loving it! I have mainly been a Napa Valley Cab drinker. Recently I have been introduced to Italian wine and have found I really enjoy it. So I am looking for some good suggestions on some Italian reds and any other good reds. Thanks! Read More
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Salice Salentino Rosso Riserva DOC Rotwein Trocken Samtig Fruchtig Harmonisch Cantele Apulien Negroamaro Malvasia Nera Apulien 2008Snoothrank:
Woody, herbally nose. Medium-bodied on the palate. Not a whole lot of fruit flavor, Some of the wood, herbal, vegetative stuff that I found in the nose. OK wine, but I probably won't be rushing out to get more. US$9.99 at the Wine Club in Santa Ana. Read More
Prior to tasting the wine has been decanted for a few hours. The wine had a light ruby red color. For the nose my notes read: A heavy aroma of vanilla & caramel, a bit of red cherry and plum.On the palate, Selvarossa Riserva was fruity with light oak notes. The tannins were very smooth and mellow. The wine was complex, well-structured and had el... Read More
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