Iovine Wines

Iovine Piedirosso Pompeian Red 1890

From the pure vinification of Piedirosso grapes, "locally called Pere è palummo, from the shape and colour of the stalk, it resembles the feet of the Dove/Pigeon ". A purple-red wine is obtained. Fruity aroma, notes of ripe fruit, cherries and currants on the palate.

The Iovine Winery offers some of the best Wines of the Sorrento Peninsula, with an unprecedented "Terra del Gragnano", sparkling red Gragnano Doc, produced only with Pimonte grapes and refermented in the bottle like the old fashion way. We are talking of the highest enological expression ever achieved in the Land of the Sirens.

If we wanted to summarize the past and above all the present of the Iovine Family, "Four generations of winemakers in the Sorrento Peninsula, the Land of the Sirens". With these words, Aniello, the winemaker, presents the family business. A reality present in the Lattari Mountains, rooted in the territory but also open to the challenges of the global market by focusing on the quality of its product. Iovine Wines are present at the most important trade fairs and can boast a series of awards and certificates of all respect to guarantee the quality of their wines.

  • Wine name: Pompeian Piedirosso
  • Appellation: Pompeian IGP
  • Zone: Zone that extends from the crater of the Vesuvius till the Sorrento Peninsula
  • Blend: 100% Piedirosso
  • Vineyard age (year of planting): Piedirosso 1998,1983
  • Soil Type: Volcanic (made up of volcanic deposits from eruptions of the Vesuvius)
  • Altitude: 400 meters above sea level
  • Vinification and ageing: Vinification in steel, the wine then matures in steel
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Colour: Ruby red
  • Nose: Young, fruity, supple
  • Flavour: Full in the mouth, harmonic, velvety
  • Serving temperature (°C):12-14
  • Pairings: grilled vegetables, penne with provola and zucchini, meatballs with tomato sauce, roasts.
  • Average no. bottles/year: 50,000

Alcohol: 13.5% vol

Allergy Advice:

Contains sulphites.

Agrumia does not sell any alcoholic beverages to individuals who are not 18 years old, and by placing an order, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.

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Stunning

Soft, silky but firm too - each one a little cushion of wonder! I wondered what all the fuss was about. Now I know. Pasta is not just pasta.

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My wife, Yvi and I, absolutely adore Agrumia’s products. The stocks for fish and meats are absolutely scrumptious, my wife being an amateur chef, knows about these things. Going forward, we will always be doing business with Agrumia. First class products.
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Delicious.

Arrived promptly. Thank you

Fab cider, great service

Loving cider - and good quality cider at that - I was delighted to find this gem at Carluccio’s recently. Searching for a local stockist proved a challenge, but then I was referred to Agrumia. They despatched my order within 24 hours, and it arrived within a day. We are now enjoying this high-quality, Prosecco-inspired cider as a treat. I can recommend Agrumia to anyone.

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