Farnese’s Dennis Verdecchia combines ripe Montepulciano, cherryish Sangiovese, dark Primitivo and spicy Negroamaro for powerful, mouthfilling flavour.
Tasting notes: Rounded and ripe. Cherry, tar and liquorice complexity, velvety too
Aroma: Ripe and spicy with sweet berry scents
Allergy information: Contains Sulphites
Ultima Edizione started a few years back as a special project from the Farnese cellar. Based in an ancient castle in Abruzzo, the cellar has a terrific reputation and has been named Italy’s ‘Winery of the Year’ three times in a row. We’ve been working with them for many years and for this wine we gave them free rein to produce the best red possible, regardless of region. Talented winemaker today is Dennis Verdecchia, who cherry picked tiny parcels of premium soft, ripe Montepulciano and Sangiovese from Abruzzo, and dark Primitivo and spicy Negroamaro from sun-baked vineyards in Puglia in the south. Barrel ageing, then blending has produced this intensely flavoured red. Weighty, it’s best with roasted pork belly or a rich casserole.