Verdicchio part 2 - Cuprese vertical
27 Nov 2012 by Walter Speller
See Verdicchio part 1 for the background to this tasting. Day one of the laboratorio focused on a flight of Colonnara's Cuprese, a varietal wine made using the fruit from the best vineyards in Cupramontana. The flight was not only a memorable tribute to oenologist Carlo Pigini Campanari, whose story is told in Verdicchio part 1 , but especially to Verdicchio because it highlighted the grape variety's indisputable greatness and longevity, aptly demonstrated by the entry-level Cuprese. (This photo of the empties was taken by Valeria Bocchi, the wife of La Distesa owner Corrado Dottori.) The first wine of the flight,...

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