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Negroamaro

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A red wine that grows in abundance in Puglia but almost nowhere else; producing wines with rich black fruit flavors with a distinct finish of dried herbs.

Primary Flavors

  • Black Cherry
  • Black Plum
  • Blackberry
  • Prune
  • Dried Thyme

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-full Body
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Medium-high Tannins

Medium Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Oversized

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

Food Pairing

Try a Negroamaro or blend with barbecue chicken pizza, pulled pork sandwiches or teriyaki. Caramelized foods seen to bring out the sweetness in this wine.

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