Category Archives: Campania

2007 Feudi di San Gregorio Greco di Tufo

Platinum in color. On the nose, youthful, medium intensity, mineral, apple, nectarine, hay, no oak to speak to, with traces of earth. On the palate, dry, medium acidity, medium body, pretty easy drinking, but not immensely opulent, with a moderate finish. Interesting wine I’d like to try with some shellfish, not as interesting as the 05.    

2005 Feudi de San Gregorico Greco di Tufo

Crazy golden color. On the nose, developed, medium+ intensity, lots of mineral and crushed stones, apple, apricot, loaded with spices, with some oak, and loaded with earth. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, very Meursault, flint, butterscotch, apple, spiced cider, beautiful acidity, delicious with big time balance, and a shocking finish. I’ve always liked this…Continue Reading

2004 Mastroberardino Radici Taurasi

This 100% Aglianico from Campania was the most complex and interesting of the tasting. On the nose, moving toward bouquet, of medium+ intensity, certainly earthy, dense blackberry, game, smoke, huge spice character, some paste, some pickle juice, and a bit of oak. Dense and broad nose. On the palate, dry, med+ intensity, medium tannins, med+…Continue Reading

2003 Feudi di San Gregorio Serpico

This winery is the best kept secret of Southern Italy. Serpico is 100% Aglianico grapes from Irpinia in the region of Campania. On the nose, youthful aroma, of medium plus intensity, with dense dark fruit, plums and cherries, inky quality, some paste, star anise, chalky soil component, violets and dandelions, and some cave aged blue…Continue Reading