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Corsiero Nero Purosangue

Corsiero Nero Purosangue 2018

Get ready for a 'thoroughbred' dark horse from Southern Italy

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Description Like the much adored so-called ‘standard’ Corsiero, this punchy rich red is full of the dark spicy cherry fruit of Nero di Troia. It’s a terrific southern Italian grape, deeply coloured and full of dense red fruit, and with excellent structure. However, in our ‘riserva’ edition – our thoroughbred charger, Purosangue – the grapes are from particularly old vines to lend even more intensity of flavour. Leading winemaker Mario Ercolino made a rigorous selection of the grapes, then oak aged the wine in barrel to create this sleek, aristocratic red that will warm you with its velvety texture, rich spice and dense black fruit. Partner with equally substantial dishes – we recommend a well seasoned pork and butter bean casserole or meaty pasta.

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Colour: Red
Wine Style: Red - Medium to full bodied
Country: Italy
Region: Puglia IGP
Vintage: 2018
Cellaring:
Alcohol: 13.5%
Bottle Size: 750ml
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