Reds of Southern Italy 4-Pack + Cala de Poeti Trio
Your Cala de Poeti Trio includes these additional Italian favorites:
2015 Cala de Poeti Montepulciano D'Abruzzo D.O.C. - Aburzzo, Italy (x2)
Made from 100% Montepulciano grapes grown in a restricted territory on the picturesque central Italian hills, 2015 Cala de Poeti Montepulciano D’Abruzzo is dry and harmonious, with aromas of tobacco and leather. This medium-bodied red was aged in oak for six months, resulting in a robust, ruby-red wine that pairs perfectly with pizza, pasta, meat dishes, and any flavorful Mediterranean foods.
Award Winner: 95-point Platinum medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition
2015 Cala De Poeti Maremma Toscana - Maremma, Tuscany, Italy (x1)
Known as Italy’s Wild West, the Maremma section of the Tuscan coastline features breathtaking beaches full of white sand that give way to magnificent, hillu vineyards. Maremma’s sun, sand, and clay work together to produce wines of exceptional quality, like 2015 Cala de Poeti Maremma Toscana. With a 96-point Platinum Medal-winning heritage, this complex, ruby red Tuscan favorite draws in the drinker with intense, vinous aromas that lead into flavors of cherry, blackberry, and violet. 2015 Cala de Poeti Maremma Toscana’s soft tannins and a dry feel make it a delicious complement to grilled red meat, lasagna, and aged cheeses.
Your Reds of Southern Italy 4-Pack includes one bottle each of:
2015 Sorensina Di Puglia Aglianico - Puglia, Italy
Puglia is the heel of Italy’s boot, where gentle ocean breezes nurture wine grapes, olive trees, and tomato vines, creating a perfect pairing of food-friendly wines and tart, rich tomato-based dishes. 2015 Sorensina Di Puglia Aglianico hails from Puglia and will take your next meal—or your next night in—to the next level. Open a bottle and relish an easy-drinking, well-balanced red that entices with notes of cherry and darker fruit with lighter tannins and acidity.
2015 Cala De Poeti Sangiovese - Puglia, Italy
Sangiovese is the most popular Italian wine grape, and it produces what most consider to be the quintessential Italian red wines—think smooth and velvety, beautifully ruby red, and perfect with tomato-based Italian dishes. 2015 Cala de Poeti Sangiovese is made from 100% Sangiovese grapes, and hails from Puglia, the olive oil-rich heel of Italy’s boot. This harmonious and fruity red will liven up any meal with its flavors of tart cherry and red plum.
Award Winner: 95-point Platinum Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2015 Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia I.G.T. - Puglia, Italy
Think of that perfectly broken-in pair of boots. They’re tough enough for bad weather, but refined enough to add something to your favorite suit. Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia IGT is those boots. This powerful red, from Italy’s heel, is soft and deep with flavorful vanilla, raspberry and spice notes. Pack it for a trip, or pair it with spicy sausages, venison, duck, or tomato dishes like chili and lasagna.
Multiple Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Compeition
Villa Amoroso Nero d'Avola - Sicily, Italy
Sicily’s premier grape Nero d’Avola is like Cabernet Sauvignon to California–the two go hand in hand. Nero d’Avola’s bold flavors contrast the non-vintage wine’s light red profile. Villa Amoroso’s vibrant version offers flavors of blackberry, plum, sweet spice, and smoke, with a sultry finish. This is a wine for food lovers, especially beef dishes like stews, burgers, and even meatloaf.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2016 Berlin Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, 2016 International Eastern Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, 2016 New York International Wine Competition