Very much a Puglian wine, there are very few areas outside of Puglia where this grape is grown, and it's symbolic of the growth of Puglian wine.
Negroamaro is a rich, bold wine with intense black fruit & balsamic notes. It has a distinct earthy dried herbs finish, with hints of pepper, olive & licorice. It's incredibly structured, and is the typical representation of sun-baked & muscle wine. Concentration is favored over production by Negroamaro growers, leading to high alcohol content. Over the years, winemakers have managed to bring out elegance & complexity in the wine, despite its balsamic notes.
To best enjoy a Negroamaro, time is your friend. Allow it to breathe and you would be able to savor a beautiful red that is elegant as it is powerful. Try a Negroamaro or blend with barbecue chicken pizza, pulled pork / pastrami sandwiches or teriyaki. Caramelized foods seen to bring out the sweetness in this wine.
Winemaking Region: Puglia, Italy
It's almost only produced in Puglia, and is the undeniable king of the region. All the subregions love it, and is blended with Malvasia to create a rosé Negroamaro. It's much more delicate, and is perfectly pungent & fragrant.