Rivera Reverence

20% off two Southern classics from Puglia

Carlo De Corato and his son Sebastiano are setting the benchmark for wine production in Puglia.

Carlo De Corato and his son Sebastiano are setting the benchmark for wine production in Puglia.

The heel of Italy’s boot is home to some of Italy’s greatest cultural and artistic heritage, and today produces some of its most distinct wines. Now, Vino presents two excellent examples of wines from Puglia by Rivera, a company at the forefront of the revival for wine production in the region, both at a remarkable 20% off!

The Rivera winery is located near Castel del Monte in Puglia's newest province, Barletta-Andria-Trani.

The Rivera winery is located near Castel del Monte in Puglia's newest province, Barletta-Andria-Trani.

Cappellaccio, named for the crust of tufaceous soil found in Rivera’s vineyards in the upland Alta Murgia zone of the Province of Bari, is 100% Aglianico vinified in stainless steel and aged for a year in barriques of various age and a year in bottle. A rare blend of Negroamaro and Uva di Troia, Il Falcone is so-called as a nod to the thirteenth-century enlightened Sicilian King Federico II, who enjoyed hunting with his falcon in Puglia where the grapes for this wine are today sourced. This bold red wine pairs beautifully with grills and roast meats.

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Located near the Castel del Monte DOC zone, 18 miles from Andria in the province of Bari, the Rivera estate was planted by Giuseppe de Corato in the early 1900s, long before the Azienda Vinicola Rivera was founded by his son, Sebastiano, in the 1950s. Sebastiano’s son, Carlo, is now the third-generation of the De Corato family intent on furthering Pugliese viticulture through Rivera’s range of excellent wines.

Cappellaccio Aglianico Riserva 2003 Rivera
was $24, now $ 19.20

Il Falcone 2003 Rivera
was $32, now $25.60

For more information call 212-725-6516 or email contact@vinosite.com.

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