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Salice Salentino

Brindisi e Lecce, Italia

Salice Salentino is a wine grown in the Lecce and Brindisi provinces of Italia's Puglia region. It was granted DOC status on 8 April 1976. Like many wines of this region, Negroamaro is the main grape used, with as much as 20% of Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and/or Malvasia Nera di Lecce. A Rosso and Rosato are made with these grapes, however the white of DOC are somewhat more diverse. There is a Bianco blend but also the specific varietals Pinot Bianco and Aleatico, the latter of which is prepared in the styles Dolce and Liquoroso Dolce.


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This page last modified: 31 August 2010 by TheWineRater.