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Nero di Troia | Grape variety

Nero di Troia | Grape variety

Uva di Troia, which means 'the grape of Troy'. Today, however, it is more common to speak of Nero di Troia, meaning 'the black of Troy,' in reference to the popular Nero d'Avola grape variety. Nero di Troia is a grape that produces a deep dark, almost purple shimmering red wine. Its wine is also very tannic, rustic and drinkable, reaching high alcohol levels of up to 14 percent. It is found primarily in the Italian red wine varieties Rosso Barletta, Rosso di Cerignola and Castel del Monte.

Nero die Troia is an ancient autochthonous red wine variety grown mainly in the Italian region of Puglia, where it was discovered. Although there is also a place called Troia, it is widely believed that the Greeks brought this grape variety from the now destroyed and legendary city of Troia. In addition to Puglia, the provinces of Brindisi and Foggia are also among its cultivation areas.

Unfortunately, Nero die Troia is not a particularly productive grape variety. It is very late ripening and only moderately vigorous. It is also susceptible to downy and powdery mildew and threatened by the warm, apulian southerly wind Favio. For this reason, its cultivation has been neglected for a long time, and only in recent years has it been cultivated purely by more and more winegrowers. - Gerardo




´È Arte´ · Rosato DOC 2023, Torrevento, Apulien

È Arte · Rosato DOC 2023


Torrevento, Puglia

Fine fruity rosato from Puglia with a bright coral color. On the nose tropical fruit and wild berries, palate palatable and restrained acidity. Nice aperitif wine and companion to grilled dishes. - Gerardo [TS12/24]

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´Passione Reale´ · Appassimento Rosso IGP 2021, Torrevento, Apulien

Passione Reale · Appassimento Rosso IGP 2021


Torrevento, Puglia

This red wine, produced by the appassimento method, has an intense ruby color with violet reflections. The aroma is reminiscent of fully ripe black cherries and ripe berries. The palate is full-bodied and balanced, underlined by slightly sweetish hints. - Gerardo [TS12/22]

"Deep, intense ruby red. On the nose fruity aroma of sour cherries and blueberry jam with notes of dried flowers and Mediterranean scrub. Good structure and softness, rounded by a spicy note." - Falstaff


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´Torre di Falco´ · Nero di Troia IGT 2021, Torrevento, Apulien

Torre di Falco · Nero di Troia IGT 2021


Torrevento, Puglia

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´Vigna Pedale´ · Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva DOCG 2016, Torrevento, Apulien
Vigna Pedale · Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva DOCG 2016

Torrevento, Puglia

The color of the Vigna Pedale is a dark garnet red with violet reflections. The aroma is delicately spicy with notes of wild berries, thyme and a hint of earth. Concentrated and elegant on the palate, with nuances of berries and a hint of laurel and pepper. The finish is surprisingly long and compact, with rustic tannins. Excellent with red meat on the spit or from the grill as well as game and fine poultry. - Gerardo [TS12/17]

"The winery has now underlined its reputation as one of the most interesting addresses in the Castel del Monte DOC area with the release of the Rosso Vigna Pedale Riserva. With an exciting stylistic blend of elegance and bite, this single-varietal Nero di Troia once again earned our top prize, enticing us with fine tannins and a smooth, full-bodied fruit flavor." - Gambero Rosso

"Bright ruby red with a drop of violet. In the nose with nuances of Amarena cherries, red beet, also with great spice, after a little time then on noble wood nuances, seems stony. On the palate with clear juiciness, shows a lot of fruit in the core, cool course, balanced and with breed, in the final firm pressure." - Falstaff

"Concentrated purple red. On the nose aromas of red fruit, plum and sweet notes of tobacco and leather. The palate is really of great impact, powerful, rich and with an acidity that manages to create an excellent balance." - Daniele Cernilli (Doctor Wine)


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´Kebir´ · Rosso Puglia IGT 2018, Torrevento, Apulien
Kebir · Rosso Puglia IGT 2018

Torrevento, Puglia

Kebir is a cuveé of Cabernet Sauvignon and Nero di Troia is deep ruby red color with garnet nuances. The bouquet is reminiscent of ripe dark fruits and some vanilla, cinnamon and cloves. In the drink full-bodied, well-structured and silky smooth tannins, powerful and yet harmonious. - Gerardo [TS12/19]

"From a balanced blend of Nero di Troia and Cabernet Sauvignon, the equally appealing Kebir draws its spicy character, endurance strength and surprising freshness." - Gambero Rosso


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Puer Apuliae Nero di Troia Riserva DOC 2014, Rivera, Apulien
Puer Apuliae Nero di Troia Riserva DOC 2014

Rivera, Puglia

"Rich, deep dark ruby. Opens with rich, intense nose, smells of leather, pickled nuts, also pickled cherries and plums, seductive. On the palate the wine is dense and deep, opens with tightly woven, present tannins, polished and elegant at the core, spreads out nicely, reverberating with cherry and cranberry, long." - Falstaff

'This nicely oaky style brims with sappy blackberry and cassis fruit, revealing hints of mocha, dried mint and black licorice. This is enlivened by bright, focused acidity and a subtle streak of minerality. Medium-bodied, with a fresh, spiced finish." - Wine Spectator

'This more structured, concentrated version of Nero di Troia opens with aromas of allspice, mature black fruit, violet and a whiff of leather. The bold palate delivers ripe black cherry, black pepper, grilled herb, vanilla and a chocolate note alongside big, velvety tannins." - Wine Enthusiast

'The 2009 Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Puer Apuliae is one of the top wines from Puglia today in terms of pedigree and sophistication. The bouquet is seamless and dense with a beautiful sense of varietal pureness. It is a pure expression of Nero di Troia (aged in oak for 14 months) with a plentiful bouquet of dark cherry, blackberry, licorice, cola, pressed flowers and grilled herbs. The floral component is its most compelling characteristic. Smooth tannins and bright acidity give the wine a sense of integrity and persistency. Many reds from Puglia can taste jammy and heavy. This wine however delivers elegance and focus." - Robert Parker


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´Vigna Pedale´ · Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva MAGNUM DOCG 2015 (1er Holzkiste), Torrevento, Apulien
Vigna Pedale · Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva MAGNUM DOCG 2015 (1er Holzkiste)

Torrevento, Puglia

A magnum bottle of Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva Vigna Pedale in a high quality wooden box with sliding lid:

The color of the Vigna Pedale is a dark garnet red with violet reflections. The aroma is delicately spicy with notes of wild berries, thyme and a hint of earth. Concentrated and elegant on the palate, with nuances of berries and a hint of laurel and pepper. The finish is surprisingly long and compact, with rustic tannins. Excellent with red meat on the spit or from the grill as well as game and fine poultry. - Gerardo [TS12/16]



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 € 35,00 23,33 €/L
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´Puer Apuliae´ · Nero di Troia Riseva DOC 2014 (6er Holzkiste), Rivera, Apulien
Puer Apuliae · Nero di Troia Riseva DOC 2014 (6er Holzkiste)

Rivera, Puglia

Six bottles of Nero di Troia Riserva Puer Apuliae in a high quality original wooden box with sliding lid:

"Rich, deep dark ruby. Opens with rich, intense nose, smells of leather, pickled nuts, also pickled cherries and plums, seductive. On the palate the wine is dense and deep, opens with tightly woven, present tannins, polished and elegant at the core, spreads out nicely, reverberating with cherry and cranberry, long." - Falstaff

'This nicely oaky style brims with sappy blackberry and cassis fruit, revealing hints of mocha, dried mint and black licorice. This is enlivened by bright, focused acidity and a subtle streak of minerality. Medium-bodied, with a fresh, spiced finish." - Wine Spectator

'This more structured, concentrated version of Nero di Troia opens with aromas of allspice, mature black fruit, violet and a whiff of leather. The bold palate delivers ripe black cherry, black pepper, grilled herb, vanilla and a chocolate note alongside big, velvety tannins." - Wine Enthusiast

'The 2009 Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Puer Apuliae is one of the top wines from Puglia today in terms of pedigree and sophistication. The bouquet is seamless and dense with a beautiful sense of varietal pureness. It is a pure expression of Nero di Troia (aged in oak for 14 months) with a plentiful bouquet of dark cherry, blackberry, licorice, cola, pressed flowers and grilled herbs. The floral component is its most compelling characteristic. Smooth tannins and bright acidity give the wine a sense of integrity and persistency. Many reds from Puglia can taste jammy and heavy. This wine however delivers elegance and focus." - Robert Parker


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 € 158,00 35,11 €/L
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