Category Archives: Press

Corriere del Mezzogiorno

thumbnail of corrieremezzogiorno2013Excellent review of our organic Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2005 by the well-known wine-writer Pasquale Porcelli in the column “in the glass” of Corriere del Mezzogiorno

Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva “Fatalone” 2005

Score Optimum

Jancis Robinson Purple Pages: “Can Primitivo age?” by Walter Speller

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, an 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!

Enogea #50

thumbnail of enogea50_2013Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo “Fatalone” 2009

Score 88/100

Our organic Primitivo “Fatalone” 2009 highly rated by Enogea, prestigious wine review, achieves also a remarkable place in Enogea’s column of highly recommended picks “Falco’s Summer Hits”

Blog Luciano Pignataro – Third Vertical Tasting of the Fatalone Riserva

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

Appetite Asia magazine – Drink Feature: Apulia, Deep South! by Edwin Soon

Second Historic Vertical Tasting of the Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone for the 25th anniversary of the Fatalone brand: In the article, on the renown international review Appetite Asia, the famous wine journalist Edwin Soon writes about the Second Historic Vertical Tasting of our Fatalone Riserva from 2000 to 2009, held during the event Apulia Wine Identity 2012. The most remarkable praises compare the vintage 2005 to a Bordeaux wine, the 2003 to a Burgundy, 2001 to a Barbaresco and describe the 2000 as a class of its own. You can find this article also on the Edwin Soon’s blog among his “Rich Picking in Apulia” or on the website “The Star” among the “Next Rising Star”

Decanter Magazine, Feb 2013 by Tom Maresca

In the February 2013 issue of the famous international review Decanter Magazine, in a report dedicated to Puglia, the internationally renown wine journalist Tom Maresca selects our Fatalone Primitivo Riserva 2005 and Fatalone Primitivo 2008 among the greatest reds from Puglia. Moreover our Riserva achieves the highest score in the selection.

Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2005

Score 93/100

Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Fatalone 2008

Score 90/100