2007 Casa Contini Biferno Riserva

Wine of the Weeks – 2007 Casa Contini Biferno Riserva

Here’s something you don’t see that often – a perectly aged, mature and complex red wine that retails for less than $15!  Casa Contini owns vineyards in the newly demarcated DOC of Biferno, and the region makes reds, whites and rosés.  If you’re Italian wine geography is a little rusty, Biferno is located in the greater Molise zone along the Adriatic coast, just above the heel of Italy’s boot.

The Biferno River, that cuts right through the middle of Molise.

The Biferno River, that cuts right through the middle of Molise.

This rendition blends 85% Montepulciano with 15% Aglianico and the wine sees 18 months aging in oak followed by 6 months further maturation in bottle.  The forward fruit of Montepulciano is given more muscle and earth nuances from the addition of Aglianico, and the resulting wine displays a nice core of dark berry fruit complimented by notes of vanilla, exotic spice, herb and pepper.  It is custom made for grilled meats or rustic fare like lamb stew.  Don’t worry, this one’s got at least another 3-4 years of life ahead of it!   

Buy it in the next 2 weeks and save 10% off by the bottle, 15% off if you buy six bottles and 20% off if you buy 12 bottles. 

Regular Price: $14.99/bottle 

Sale Pricing
$13.49 on 3-5 bottle purchases

$12.74 on 6-11 bottle purchases

$11.99 on 12+ bottle purchases 

Sale pricing good through 3/26. 

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