2013 Mocavero Curti Russi Negramaro DOP$34.90
100% Negroamaro. Aged in steel containers for 12 months then subsequently ages in oak barrels for six months.
Deep ruby red with hints of violet, balanced tannins, strong spicy bouquet. Excellent paired with roast meat, game, spicy dishes and various types of cured meats.
4 Grappoli Bibenda 2018
2015 Mocavero Puteus Salice Salentino Riserva DOP$36.90
80% Negroamaro, 20% Malvasia Nera di Lecce. 12 months ageing in 225 litre oak barrels followed by 6 months in the bottle. Deep ruby red with hints of garnet. Aromas of ripe plum, spice, undergrowth, rhubarb and liquorice. Balanced with fine tannins.
Excellent paired with roasts, game, spicy dishes and various cold meats.
2013 Silver Medal Concours Mondial Bruxelles
2013 Mocavero Primitivo Salento Santufili IGP$49.90
100% Primitivo. The wine ages in barriques for 12 months with a further six months aging in the bottle. Deep ruby red. Intense bouquet of red current jam, a touch of vanilla and spice. Warm, soft, savoury, balanced tannins with a spicy final note.
Perfect paired with roasts, game, mature cheese and spicy dishes.
2013 Mocavero Tela di Ragno Rosso Salento IGP$66.90
50% Aglianico, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon.
12 months in wood barrels followed by 6 months in the bottle. Deep ruby red. Intense bouquet of fruits of the forest, spice (cinnamon, ginger) and a slight vegetal note, Warm, balanced tannins, lingering and harmonious.
A perfect accompaniment to roasts, game, mature cheeses and spicy dishes.
2016 Nuraghe Crabioni Sussinku Cagnulari Romangia Rosso IGT$36.60
100% Cagnulari, a relatively rare, indigenuous Sardinian grape. Nuraghe Crabioni is one of the few wineries to produce it in purity. The wine ages in stainless steel tanks until it is bottled.
Intense ruby red colour. Aromas with balsamic notes and ripe red fruit, which give much complexity to the wine. On the palate, the structure and the suppleness are well felt, as is, above all, the excellent acidity which is typical of Cagnulari and adds length and persistence to the flavours. A polished and elegant wine with excellent ageing prospects.
Wonderful with charcuterie, medium-aged cheeses, pasta with tomato sauce, risotto, white and red meat roasts. Ideal with traditional Sardinian cuisine.
2018 Nuraghe Crabioni Cannonau di Sardegna DOC$34.90
100% Cannonau. The vineyards are 200 metres from the sea. Aged in stainless steel tanks until it is bottled.
Ruby red colour. Intense aroma with sweet tones of ripe red fruit: cherries, maraschino cherries in alcohol and plums. A warm, strong, mellow and full bodied, intense wine, with a long aromatic persistence. Well balanced and extremely harmonious.
A very versatile wine. It can even be paired with fatty fish such as tuna, mackerel, sardines and anchovies. Poultry, lamb and pork. Perfect with Sardinian suckling pig.
Bronze Medal “Grenaches du Monde” 2017
2011 Armosa Nero d’Avola Curma Sicilia IGT$58.60
100% Organic Nero d’Avola. Aged for 18 months in French oak barrels and unfiltered. Vegan friendly.
Deep ruby red colour. Multiple and complex aromas of wild berry jam, black cherry, plum, dark spices and liquorice with intense balsamic notes. Vigorous palate with soft and balanced tannins. Full-bodied, earthy, very persistent with toasted coffee notes.
Exceptional with red meat and mature cheeses.
4 Grappoli Bibenda 2018
1st place – wine buyers “Best Nero d’Avola” Radici del Sud, Puglia 2018