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I Vini di Veronelli 2022 Guida Oro: 94 points and Three Golden Stars for Fatalone Riserva 2018

thumbnail of Guida_Veronelli_Tre_Stelle_ Oro_Fatalone_ Riserva_2018The new edition of the “I Vini di Veronelli”  Gold Wine Guide 2022 was presented in Mantova on November 12th. More than 16,000 wines were submitted for tasting  representing wineries from all over Italy.

Out of more than 16,000 wines, only 399 wines received the Three Golden Stars this year. To receive this prestigious recognition, the wine must achieve a rating of at least 94/100. According to the wine guide, this year’s “Tre Stelle Oro”  or Three Golden Stars represent the best vines and wines in all of Italy. We are proud and honored to be part of the Tre Stelle Oro with our own organic Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2018.

 

 

Slow Wine 2022- Fatalone Riserva Top Wine and Vino Slow

Our organic Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2018 has been granted the prestigious recognitions of Top Wine and Vino Slow 2022 by Slow Wine.  We have been present in this International Wine Guide for several years now. Nonetheless, we are grateful and honored to receive this acknowledgment. We work hard to produce wines that embody the characteristics of a “Slow Wine”, organic wines representative of their territory, with no use of chemicals in the vineyards and, as always, wines with a great quality-price ratio.

 

Wine Revolution by Jane Anson. Fatalone Riserva among the Best 250 Natural Wines of the World

thumbnail of Wine_Revolution_Jane_Anson_Fatalone_RiservaWe are excited and proud to see our Fatalone Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva 2011 in Jane Anson’s recently published book, Wine Revolution: The World’s Best Organic, Biodynamic & Natural Wines, among the best 250 hand-crafted wines from all over the world. Jane Anson is an award-winning wine expert, author and contributing editor of Decanter magazine. Her book, Wine Revolution, “details 250 hand-crafted wines from a rigorous selection of artisan, eco-friendly wineries”.

 

 

Slow Wine 2020

Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Fatalone 2017

Our Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Fatalone 2017 has been granted the prestigious recognition of Slow Wine 2020. Although we have been been present in this International Wine guide for some years now, we are always grateful and honored to receive this recognition. We strive to produce wines that embody the characteristics of “Slow Wine”–organic wines representative of their territory, with no use of chemicals in the vineyards and, to top it off, wines with a great quality-price ratio.

Silver Medal for Fatalone Primitivo Riserva 2015 at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2019

thumbnail of Concours_Mondial_Bruxelles_Silver_Medal_Fatalone_Riserva_2015Our organic Fatalone Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva 2015 was awarded with the Silver Medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2019. We are very proud of this recognition as the validity and rigor of their assessment is recognized worldwide.

The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, as its title suggests, is an international wine competition in which wines are assessed by an equally international tasting panel that includes oenologists, journalists, wine critics, researchers and buyers.

 

 

The Feiring Line: “Primitivo Don’t Age: Meet Fabulous Fatalone”

thumbnail of Primitivo_Dont_Age_Meet_ Fabulous_ Fatalone_ The_ Feiring_LineIn November 2018 in New York City, we carried out the 30th anniversary historic vertical tasting of our Fatalone Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva dating back to 1988. During the tasting, we surprised our guests with two bottles of Primitivo bottled by our grandparents, one from 1977 and the other from 1969 before the creation of our brand name, Fatalone.

This extraordinary event was made possible with the help of our importers in NYC and the talented Ms. Alice Feiring, an award-winning wine writer specializing in natural wines and creator of The Feiring Line. Alice recently wrote about our vertical tasting in her newsletter. The Feiring Line is an independent natural wine newsletter packed with only the best information on natural wines.

 

FALSTAFF FEB-MARCH 2019 “PRIMITIVO TROPHY” FOR FATALONE RISERVA, 93 POINTS

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Falstaff awards Fatalone Primitivo with a “Primitivo Trophy” of 93 points

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Falstaff, an internationally recognized Austrian Wine Guide, awarded our Fatalone Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva 2015 with a “Primitivo Trophy” as part of a special tasting of the excellent Primitivo wines in Puglia.  As in previous tastings, the wines were expertly evaluated by an international tasting panel. Our Fatalone Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva 2015 was awarded a rating of 93 points for, among other qualities, its “bold acidity and a harmonious long finish”. We are specially proud to see our Fatalone Riserva in the list, as it’s one of the few organic primitivo wines that received this high rating and honor.

Slow Wine 2019

Our Fatalone organic and sustainable wines confirm their presence in the internationally renowned guide, Slow Wine. In particular, our Fatalone Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva 2015 received the recognition of “Vino Slow”.

As stated on the Slow Wine website, “the SNAIL PRIZE is awarded to wineries whose values (high quality wines, originality, and respect for the land and environment) align with the Slow Food movement. Quality-price ratio is another factor that our editors consider.”

We are proud and honored to embody the Slow Wine characteristics.