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Le Marche Wines in US | 9 Italian Red Wines - 6 at $20 or Less

Le Marche Wines in US | 9 Italian Red Wines - 6 at $20 or Less | Wines and People |

It is well-known that Italy is geographically shaped like a hip boot, which perhaps helps explain Italian fashion artistry with assorted footwear.
With this collection of red wines, we start at the top of this boot and sip our way down until the toe is empty.

  • 2011 Elena Walch Alto Adige lagrein ($20)
  • 2011 Castel Sallegg Alto Adige "Bischofsleiten" Lago di Caldaro classico ($19)
  • 2012 Cantina de Soave "ReMidas" Veneto IGT corvina ($10) 
  • 2010 Corte Rugolin Valpolicella ripasso classic superior ($21)
  • 2012 Salchetto "Obvius" rosso di Montepulciano ($19)
  • 2007 Salchetto Salco Toscana vino nobile di Montepulciano ($50)
  • NV Angelini Marche pergola rosso ($14). It’s soft and fragrant — muscat-like flavors combined with red raspberry — with some savory notes mixed in.
  • 2007 Angelini Colli Pesaresi sangiovese riserva ($22) Pungent aromas with ripe sangiovese flavors of dark cherry and a tangy finish with modern tannins. Easy drinking.
  • 2012 Tascante "Buonara" Sicilian IGT ($20)
Wines and People
The Le Marche region has a lot to offer to wine lovers. There are 5 DOCG wines and 16 DOC wines. From the prestigious and famous Verdicchio, to the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona, from the Offida Pecorino to the Offida Passerina. Also: Bianchello del Metauro, Colli Maceratesi, Colli Pesaresi, Esino, Falerio dei Colli Ascolani, I Terreni di Sanseverino, Lacrima di Morro d'Alba, Rosso Conero, Pergola, Rosso Piceno, San Ginesio Many of these wines are little known outside of Italy but visitors to the region have a pleasant surprise when they try the local wine produced by many small aziendas and cantinas.
Curated by Mariano Pallottini