Wine Cantina Diomede, "Orea" Primitivo, Puglia IGP, 2017
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Reviews of purchase Cantina Diomede, "Orea" Primitivo, Puglia IGP, 2017
Wine ruby red color with garnet reflections.
The wine has an intense, persistent taste with a good balance, ripe tannins and a pleasant aftertaste.
Intense aroma of the wine reveals fruity notes of cherry, plum and vanilla nuances.
Wine perfectly combines with Italian cuisine.
"Fantini" - a rich, balanced wine made from selected grapes of Montepulciano, which grows in the vineyards in the Ortona, San Salvo and Pollutri. After harvesting berries tested maceration and fermentation for 15 days. This wine should be drunk young.
In 1582, Princess Margaret of Austria, daughter of Emperor Charles V, married the Duke of Parma, Ottavio Farnese and bought for 52,000 ducats town of Ortona. Fascinated by the fresh air and scenic land area, she decided to build a castle on the coast for recreation. Construction of "Margarita" - so affectionately called Castle - gave great impetus to the development of the surrounding land and the development of viticulture and winemaking. Wine fairly quickly became not just popular, they are decorated with numerous banquets major European courts.
Today, the company continues to cultivate Farnese those same vineyards, located in the northern part of the picturesque valley of the river Moro. Vineyards have excellent exposure and rising just 30 kilometers away Maiella mountain height of 3000 meters creates an excellent microclimate. Area leased vineyards is 150 hectares, the total annual production - 11 million bottles. According to Antonio Galloni wine critic from the magazine "Wine Advocate" "wine from Farnese clean," right "and very tasty. The farm does not stray too far from its main course - the production of simple, well-made wine." At present, the Farnese offers two lines : first - a simple varietal wines, the second - a series of "Casale Vecchio", which consists of a special wine selections. Farnese is unsurpassed ratio "price-quality" and that is why the winery for three consecutive years to recognize the "Italian Winery of the Year"!
The winery Cantina Diomede was founded in 1903 in the Italian city of Canosa di Pugli. Since then, the company has been continuously operating in Puglia and Basilicata. Today, the winery is managed by Luigi Lenosi and Sabino Maszally. In 2000, they acquired a farm with the goal of producing high-quality wines that reflect the distinctive character of the terroir. Wine production is based on best practices, the implementation of which required significant investment. The entire production activity of Cantina Diomede - from vineyard cultivation to wineries - is carried out in strict compliance with the cultural customs of the region. In the city of Kanosa there is a cave of tufa, whose age is about 1000 years, where the company's wines are aged at a constant temperature of 12 ° C. The cave is open to tourists. The company has developed special wine-making routes for visiting the tufa cave.