Wine Cantalupi Riserva DOC 2007
Reviews of purchase Cantalupi Riserva DOC 2007
Wine of deep ruby color with a slight garnet hue.
Perfectly balanced in taste wine, with velvety tannins and a pleasant hint of a jam in the finish.
The wine has an intense aroma with notes of berries, spices, licorice and ripe cherries.
The wine goes well with beef or beef on the grill, pasta with tomato sauce and cheese with mold.
Red wine cantaloupe Riserva - an elegant, complex, aged in oak. Ageing potential of wine is from 4 to 5 years. Additional awards and ratings:
- Vintage 2007: Bronze medal Japan Wine Challenge 2010;
- Vintage 2006: Silver Medal Japan Wine Challenge 2009 Silver Medal Selections Mondiales Des Vins Canada;
- Vintage 2005: 2 stars "Vini buoni d'Italia 2009, silver medal Japan Wine Challenge 2008 Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2009;
- Vintage 2004: 3 stars Vini buoni d'Italia 2008 bronze medal Japan Wine Challenge 2007;
- Vintage 2003 Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2006 Silver Medal Japan Wine Challenge 2006;
- Vintage 2001: Decanter Guide «Italy 2005" title "Best in Puglia."
Winery Conti Zecca, located in Puglia (IT. Puglia) has five centuries of history with a rich tradition, passion and innovation that have made her one of the most important wine producers in Apulia. Neapolitan family Dzekka (Zecca) moved to Italy in 1500, where he began farming on his own estates. The family business has evolved over the centuries, and in 1935 Count Dzekka Alcibiades, who was endowed with courage and entrepreneurial abilities, decided to start the production of wine from their own vineyards. The wine cellar was built in Leverano, and this city has become one of the most important areas of the food in Puglia and South Italy.
After World War II, the son of Alcibiades, Count Giuseppe, introduced new technology of growing grapes and wine production began bottling wine in the bottle.
Starting from 1500's, the family passion Dzekka to wines only increased. Today the heirs of Count Alcibiades - Francesco, Luciano and Mario continues the family tradition, giving himself entirely family business: the choice of the ideal sites for planting the best vineyards, selection of agronomic technologies and identify the optimal harvest time for vinification to bottling of wine in the bottle. Brothers do not forget about the traditions, like many years ago, the grapes are fermented for a long period, while fully respecting the ancient rules compliance. This creates high quality wines, which are among the most remarkable in Puglia.
Today Puglia wine - one of the favorite Italian wines. The best known of Apulian wines - wines of Salento, which, in fact, can be attributed to one of the best in Italy.
Conti Dzekka produces high quality red, pink and white wines from the vineyard area of 320 hectares, which are located between the Salice Salentino Leverano and Puglia in the south, where the family has four of its own economy (cantaloupe, Saracen, Donna Marcia and Santo Stefano). This area is well known for producing great wines DOC. On wine farms Conti Dzekka grow local vines (Primitivo, Negroamaro, Malmsi, Aglianico, Fiano, Chardonnay and Vermentino), and international (Cabernet Sauvignon). Strict control and care of the vineyards ensures high quality wines at a very good price.
Today wine Conti Dzekka known and loved throughout the world, they regularly receive awards awarded prominent publications such as Duemilavini and Gambero Rosso.