Wine Tasting: Wines of Southern Italy
- Categories: Community | Social
- Event posted: April 3, 2012
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- The Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., Lawrence
- Age limit: All ages
Sample five wines from Southern Italy Southern Italy has been producing wine for over 4000 years. Today the wines of Southern Italy represent some of the finest and best values in the world. $15 per person reservations not required Mastroberardino ‘Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio’ Bianco DOC, Campania, Italy Hints of pineapple, white peach & licorice. The palate is well-structured with mineral & stone fruit flavors. Librandi ‘Ciro’ Bianco DOC Calabria, Italy Ripe aromas of peach, lemon & orange citrus. The palate displays zesty acidity and subtle hints of toasted almonds. Leone de Castris Salice ‘Rosso Reserva’ DOC Puglia, Italy Aromas of black cherries, plums & blackberries. The smooth palate consists of black cherry & vanilla. Argiolas ‘Costera Isola dei Nuraghi IGT Sardinia, Italy Aromas of ripe black cherries, pepper & licorice. Ripe fruit flavors & pleasant tannins in the palate. Bisceglia ‘Terra di Vulcano’ Aglianico del Vulture DOC Basilicata, Italy Aromas of blackberries, forest floor & a hint of smoke. Harmonious & balanced with a round tannins in the finish.