This month we are featuring wine from Umbria, Italy.  Umbria, effectively a south-eastern extension of Tuscany, is potentially the most interesting region in central Italy and has changed the most in recent years.  We hope you enjoy this month’s selections from this amazing region.

 

Castello di Corbara Lago di Corbara 2012

 

Intense ruby red color.  Clear notes of mature red pulp fruits with hints of spices, coffee, vanilla, plums, chestnuts and tobacco on the nose. The palate is round and full, with smooth tannins. Long finish with fruits finish.

 

Food Pairings
  • Italian salami
  • Succulent dishes
  • Grilled meat
  • Mature cheeses

 

Castello di Corbara Orvietto DOC 2014

 

Very luminous straw yellow in color.  On the nose, white fresh fruits with a clear scent of peach and apricot in a floral background. Fresh and fruity with  well- balanced acidity and a harmonious finish.

 

Food Pairings
  • Pasta Carbonara
  • Tempuras
  • Vegetable quiche
  • Fresh cheeses,
  • Rabbit and turkey

 

Madonna delle Macchie Forcone 2010

 

 

Intense ruby red in color with an intense fruit aroma.  Well-balanced with soft and elegant tannins.
Food Pairings
  • Roasts and Game
  • Generally rich, aromatic meats.

 

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