Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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120 | MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) i n his vineyards was a 2 hectare parcel of old, old vines, between 175 - 200 years old. It was from this stock of vines that he decided to create the Taurasi Primum Riserva. The Primum Riserva represents traditional Taurasi winemaking at its best, and is as limited in production as they come, a wine that is sure to pay dividends in the cellar. ✦ Guastaferro Taurasi Primum Riserva 2011 VM 95 » $64 "...this Riserva is a downright memorable Taurasi. I was extremely impressed by what I tasted from the estate this year; these very ageworthy Taurasis are bright and fresh but concentrated and complex and are some of the best reds from Italy I have tasted this year." Ian D'Agata (1559264) a Ne W S T a R iS B ORN iN iT a LY ' S S O u TH Raffaele Guastaferro took control of his father's pre-phylloxera vineyards and vines at a young age with the intent of creating his own family label. For the longest time, this fruit went to Feudi San Gregorio, but Raffaele realized that his family was sitting on a goldmine.

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