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Conte Di Campiano Squinzano Riserva 2013

$55.00
Matt stumbled across Conte di Campiano during his visit to Prowein last year and found the wonderfully complex and full-bodied wines. This Squinzano Riserva is made from 100% Negroamaro. On opening, this is a closed but clearly very powerful wine, as it opens, citrus, pepper and Christmas spices emerge along with dark fruits and savoury complexities. This is a big wine that gets better the longer it is open.
Conte Di Campiano Squinzano Riserva 2013
Wine Specs
Region
Apulia, Italy
Vintage
2013
Winery
Conte Di Campiano
Winemaker
Conte Di Compiano
Bling
None yet but we like it!
Alcohol %
13.5
Size
750 mL
Conte is located in a small town on a hilltop in the north –east of Verona with origins in late 1950’s. The winery sources fruit from a large number of different regions and produces a stack of different wines, too many to mention here. We decided to start by importing just one, from one of the rarest varieties – Susumaniello. We’ve now added a Primitivo di Manduria and a Squinzano Riserva (100% Negroamaro). Both are excellent, age-worthy wines.
Conte di Campiano

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Conte di Campiano

Single Italian star becomes a compelling trilogy. Matt stumbled across Conte di Campian ...
Single Italian star becomes a compelling trilogy. Matt stumbled across Conte di Campiano during his visit to Prowein last year and found their amazing Susumaniello - a wonderfully decadent, full bodied, plush and complex red wine made from one of the world’s rarest varieties – Susumaniello. The word itself comes from Susu meaning “Go” and Maniello, meaning “Donkey” perhaps because in their youth, Susumaniello vines produce massive yields. As the vines age the yield reduced dramatically, increasing the concentration and depth of flavour in the finished wines. The Susumaniello is a big, black wine, bordering on mass ... Read Full Article
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New Italian Wine Imports
New Italian Wine Imports

Our Italian Imports have landed!

We tasted hundreds of wines earlier this year at the massive German Trade wine fair, Prowein, at the Italian wine expo Vinitaly and throughout various Italian wine regions. Overseas we tasted and reviewed the wines at least twice and then we did it all again as a panel back in Australia, tasting and reviewing the best wines from those shortlisted for consideration. We settled on a very select few - just the 17 superb wines which are now in stock. Drum roll please…

Here’s a little info on each of the wineries from which we have chosen to import these beautiful wines:

Ca’ de Lion is a boutique producer which has been based in the Piedmont since 1655, making wine for many, many years. We’ve chosen to start with two of their brilliant Barberas from Asti. These are exceptional examples of Barb

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Conte di Campiano
Conte di Campiano

Single Italian star becomes a compelling trilogy. Matt stumbled across Conte di Campiano during his visit to Prowein last year and found their amazing Susumaniello - a wonderfully decadent, full bodied, plush and complex red wine made from one of the world’s rarest varieties – Susumaniello. The word itself comes from Susu meaning “Go” and Maniello, meaning “Donkey” perhaps because in their youth, Susumaniello vines produce massive yields. As the vines age the yield reduced dramatically, increasing the concentration and depth of flavour in the finished wines. The Susumaniello is a big, black wine, bordering on massive. The nose offers a tremendously complex blend of blueberries, flowers, chocolate, spice, dried herbs and cedar and woodsmoke. These can also be tasted along with sour cherries, blackberries and darker stuff. It is voluptuously textured and deep. It struts the line beautifully between fresh zippy fruit and aching decadence.

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