Uniquely Italian

As I’m tasting Italian wines, from time to time I’ll note a wine that I label a crowd pleaser. This is a wine, be it red white, rosé or sparkling that has forward, tasty fruit with good ripeness and a clean, round finish. These are wines that appeal to just about everyone, be they beginning … Continue reading Uniquely Italian

Italian Varieties – P to S

  P Pecorino White variety from Abruzzo and Marche. Generally aged in stainless steel, though some vinters barrel age it, achieving a creaminess. Pear and apple aromas. Piedirosso Lovely red variety of Campania, literally meaning “red feet,” a descriptor for the birds that sit on the vines when they eat the ripe berries. High acid, … Continue reading Italian Varieties – P to S