Maybe the highest honour we could have ever desired to receive. Our Fatalone Organic Wines selected in the 7th edition, the latest, of the World Atlas of Wine by Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson: the most comprehensive and in-depth overview of the wines and the geographical areas of wine production from all over the world edited by the two most renowned and respected opinion leaders in the wine journalism world. Our Fatalone Primitivo Riserva was selected among the four most representative wines of Southern Italy with the assertion: “one of Puglia’s most consistently complex Primitivos”. The organic and 100% sustainable Fatalone winery is also particularly proud to have been mentioned among the most “notable producers” from Puglia and the only “notable producer” in our appellation area: the D.O.C. Gioia del Colle.
The winery Petrera Pasquale and its Fatalone Organic Wines as told by the wine-journalist Andrea Zanfi in the prestigious book dedicated to the best wineries and excellences of the Apulia region
Pasquale Petrera’s winery and his Fatalone Organic Wines with their authenticity achieve the prestigious recognition of the WHITE STAR by L’Espresso. Moreover, according to L’Espresso, the Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Fatalone with the vintage 2009 remains among “The Best Buys in the region” Puglia for its quality/price ratio
Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo “Fatalone” 2009
Score 4 bott.=16,5/20
Our Primitivo 2008 has been selected as the MUST-TRY RED of October 2013 by DECANTER Magazine, the most prestigious and renowned wine magazine all over the world.
Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Fatalone 2008
Score 18/20 (93/100)
After participating in our Third Historic Vertical Tasting with 8 vintages of Fatalone Riserva during “Radici del Sud 2013”, Walter Speller offers an enthusiastic, detailed and honest description of each of our vintages in his article “Can Primitivo age?” on the Jancis Robinson’s Purple Pages. Mr. Speller, internationally renowned wine writer, is in charge of the Italian wine reviews for Jancis Robinson’s blog. Not only does Mr. Speller share his invaluable tasting notes attesting to the fact that Fatalone Primitivo organic wines from Puglia can and do age well but he concludes that “it took the likes of Fatalone to correct that black-and-white image” of the Primitivo to the world!
The Fatalone Organic Winery selected among the best 365 Italian wineries for the year 2014
The Third Historical Vertical Tasting of the Fatalone Organic Wines and in particular of the Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva from 2000 to 2008, held during the event Radici del Sud 2013, has had the honour to count among its elite participants Franco Ziliani. The detailed review written by the well-known wine-journalist is available by clicking on the following link: Vino al Vino – Franco Ziliani
This year Radici del Sud 2013 (the most important wine festival focused on Southern Italian wines made from autochthonous grapes) hosted the Third Historic Vertical Tasting of the Fatalone Riserva in 8 vintages from 2008 to 2000, masterfully and enthusiastically reviewed by the well-known wine journalist Enrico Malgi on the blog of Luciano Pignataro. Please click on the following link to read the article: Malgi@LucianoPignataro