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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Varvalione Vigne & Vini Puglia wine tasting, Oct 9/12, Bata Shoe Museum
The Date and Time: Monday, October 9,
The Event: Artisanal winery Varvalione Vigne & Vini (Puglia) tasting.
The Venue: BataShowMuseum.
The Target Audience: wine trade early, consumers later.
The Availability/Catalogue: One wine is on General List, the others are by consignment from the agent Caliber.
The Quote/Background: We had a seminar with Daniele Cirsone who spoke about the wines. The winery is available in 21 markets. They produce 700,000 bottles from their own grapes (they do not purchase any grapes), and have a capacity for 2 million bottles.
The Wines: Not tasted was the Papale Primitivo di Manduria DOP 2008, $14 private order.
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):