Locations “I” (Italy) Red Blend

The Locations “I” (Italy) Red Blend is a blend of Negroamaro and Nero d’Avoloa from Puglia Southern Italy and Barbera from Piedmont in Northwest Italy. Italy is a land of 2,000 indigenous grapes that have existed very happily until Dave Phinney hit. This is an Italian wine made with California rules. This ain’t DOCG, this ain’t DOC,…

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Tormaresca 2009 Neprica

The wine gets its name Neprica from the estate grapes blended together to make it – 40% Negroamaro, 30% Primitivo, and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. Negroamaro is an Italian grape native to Puglia, which is at the heel of the boot. You likely know Primitivo by its more popular name, Zinfandel – though it is often…

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