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Cantina Diomede Canace Nero di Troia

2013

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The Basics

Type

Red Wine

Country

Italy

Region

Puglia

ABV

13.5%

Vintage

2013

Size

75cl

Grape

Aglianico, Nero di Troia

£21.20

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The Details

In a Nutshell

Complex and warming with spice, cocoa and coffee notes. This is a fantastic wine not to be missed.

Tasting Notes

Deep red in colour with hints of violet. The complex bouquet offers warm spices, cocoa, coffee, liquorice and ripe berry fruit. Soft and velvety on the palate, the full-bodied Canace has a fresh acidity from the Aglianico, balanced with elegant tannins and lingering spice.

Grape Blend

85%

Nero di Troia

15%

Aglianico

Production Notes

The name “Canace” comes from “blending” the initial syllables of the towns where the wineries are located – Canosa, in the hills north of Bari in the DOC Castel del Monte area, at 480 metres above sea level, and Acerenza in Basilicata. Soils are calcareous and rocky, and vines are VSP and guyot trained, with a density of 3500 per hectare.

Grapes were left to partially dry on the vines. Upon arrival at the winery, the fruit underwent a maceration of 15 to 20 days and fermentation took place at a controlled temperature with selected yeasts. The wine was vinified in concrete tanks, where it was kept for about eight months, followed by 12 months in large French oak barrels.

Producer - Cantina Diomede

Cantina Diomede is based in northern Puglia, close to the town of Canosa and it controls 200 hectares of vineyards.

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The Basics

Type

Red Wine

Country

Italy

Region

Puglia

ABV

13.5%

Vintage

2013

Size

75cl

Grape

Aglianico, Nero di Troia

£21.20

Out of stock

Delivery from £4.90

Full delivery information