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Negroamaro Salento, Don Ernesto, Rocca Estate, 2017
It has an intense ruby red colour with garnet tints. The flavour is dry, harmonious and persistent. The perfume is complex and intense of ripened fruits and spices.Learn More
Nero di Troia Puglia IGT, Rocca Estate, 2017
Rocca has again chosen to work magic with an ancient Puglian grape variety rarely seen in the rest of the wine growing world. And for this has been rewarded with a Gold Medal at the Berliner Wein Trophy 2015. They no doubt found the Nero di Troia to be a well-balanced wine with a fruity nose with notes of ripe fruit and a palate of spices and tobacco. Velvety tannins and good body complete the trophy winner.
Gold Medal: Berliner Wein Trophy 2015Learn More£8.99
Passolo Salento Rosso, Rocca, 2016
Produced from lightly "over-ripened" grapes this is has a rich and complex bouquet featuring cherry, black currants and liquorice on the nose. The concentration is well balanced with very soft tannins and a full, round taste ending in a long finish. The name "Passolo" comes from the Italian word "Passola" which is what some producers call over-ripened grapes.
Gold Medal: Berliner Weine Trophy 2016Learn More
Primitivo Salento, IGT, Rocca Estate, 2017
This Primitivo by Angelo Rocca has an intense ruby red colour with violet tints. On the nose the perfume is concentrated, characteristic of ripened grapes with a hint of cherries and the palate is dry, solid yet deliciously velvety.Learn More
Primitivo Puglia IGT, Messer del Fauno, 2017
The Primitivo grape variety traditionally grows in Puglia (the “heel” of Italy), where it was introduced in the 18th century. The grape found its way to the United States in the mid-19th century, and became known by variations of the name “Zinfandel”. The grapes typically produce a robust red wine.
Messer Del Fauno Primitivo is deep, ruby red in colour and has delicous aromas of ripe dark berries. These ripe dark berries flavours continue through to the palate leading to a little smoke and oak on the finish. Pair this red wine with spicy grilled meat dishes, spicy tomato sauces and spicy soups.Learn More£11.50
Piemonte Grande Passolo Rosso Salento, Rocca Estate, 2016
This Grande Passolo is made from carefully chosen Negroamaro and Primivito grapes, softly pressed and refined in big oak casks. The Grande Passolo is becoming an expression of highest quality and top of its range from Rocca Estates Apulian production. It is an intense ruby red in colour and exhales a wide bouquet of ripe red fruit with remarkable scents of raspberries, blackberries, cherries, vanilla and a pleasant unobtrusive hint of oak.
It has good body and texture, harmoniously round and balanced thanks to its gentle tannins. The nose has wonderful aromatic intensity and pairs perfectly with Mediterranean savoury dishes, roasted red meat and seasoned cheeses.
Gilbert & Gillard Gold Medal 2017Learn More
Torri d'Oro Negroamaro Salento IGT, 2017
Rocca have produced this Negroamaro with typicality of Salento, firstly noticeable from the colour which is deeply, dark. Secondly the nose is intense, with hints of ripe red fruits and pleasantly spicy notes. On the palate there's delicious unobtrusive oak and a velvety roundedness.Learn More£12.50
Primitivo di Manduria, Matteo Rocca, 2016
Produced from Primitivo grapes from old vines cultivated in the Manduria area (Apuglia Region - Southern Italy). After 18 months ageing in big oak barrels before bottling it's bouquet is rich and complex, with pleasant ripened fruits like blackberry and cherry, licorice and spice notes. Full bodied in taste, velvety, supple with good persistence. Goes well with seasoned and tasty cheese, game and chocolate desserts.Learn More
Barricone, Primitivo Puglia IGT, 2016
The winemaker chose only the best Primitivo (Zinfandel) grapes from old vines in Apulia, the heel of Italy. Ageing in large oak barrels added vanilla notes to the cherry and fresh plum fruit aromas. A great food wine that is round and full with gentle tannins and a jammy finish. Pairs well with pasta bolognese, pizza, braised and grilled meat, game, medium strength cheese and, surprisingly, chocolate cake!Learn More