Ottagono Nero di Troia Castel del Monte DOCG Red Riserva

Grape variety: Nero di Troia

Wineyard location: Hills of the Castel del Monte DOC area, the wineyard of the San Giuseppe Piana

Colour: Impenetrable ruby colour with purple reflections

The wine obtained recognition as the first DOCG Nero di Troia Castel del Monte in 2014. The recognition of the DOCG stamp is the culmination of 30 years of work and experimentation on the indigenous Nero di Troia vine.

Awards

2015 Riserva

  •  2 Glasses – Guida Vini d’Italia 2019 – Gambero Rosso
  •  4 red vine, Vitae – La Guida dei vini 2019
  • 2 Glasses – Guida Vini d’Italia 2018 – Gambero Rosso
  • Special Award – Guida ai Vini di Puglia 2014
  • 90 score Best wine – Annuario Luca Moroni 2014
  • Certificate of prestige – National Competition of Rosé Wines of Italy 2013
  • Silver Medal – Concorso Internazionale Des Roses Du Monde 2013 (Francia)
  • 4 stars with cown – Guida Vini buoni d’Italia – Touring 2014
  • 4 stars – Guida Vini buoni d’Italia 2019
  • Gold Medal – Mundus vini 2019
  • Gold Medal – Berliner Wine Trophy 2019
  • Silver Medal – Vinalie International 2019
  • 2 Glasses – Guida Vini d’Italia 2019 – Gambero Rosso
  • 96 score – Best Wine Annuario Luca Maroni
  • Crown – Guida Vinibuoni d’Italia 2021 – Touring Club Italiano
  • Gold Medal – Civiltà del Bere – WOW! The Italian Wine Competition 2020

2014 Riserva

  • 4 stars – Vinibuoni d’Italia 2018 – Touring Club Italiano
  • 3 Glasses – Guida Vini d’Italia 2017 – Gambero Rosso
  • 3 glasses under 15 euros – Guida Vini d’Italia 2019 – Gambero Rosso
  • Bronze Medal – Decanter World Wine Awards 2018
  • 90 score – Wine Enthusiast – Reviews 2019
  • 92 score – Guida Apulien Trophy 2020 – Falstaff
  • Silver Medal – AWC Vienna Awards’21 International Wine Trophy

2013 Riserva

  • Silver Medal – Mundus Vini 2016

2012 Riserva

  • Bronze Medal – Decanter Contest DWWA 2015 (UK)

2011 Riserva

  • 2 Glasses – Guida Vini d’Italia Gambero Rosso 2014
  • Silver Medal – Decanter Wine Awards 2014 – Regno Unito
  • Great Mention – Vinitaly International Contest 2014

SCENT

Full and persistent bouquet of black berry fruit with hints of spicy

TASTE

Full-bodied and dense on the palate with great fullness and final fruity, thanks to a perfect aging in large oak barrels

FOOD PAIRINGS

Perfect with dishes with rich flavors, red meat, venison, lamb, roast beef, cold cuts and seasoned cheeses. Perfect for meditation