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Moros, Salice Salentino: an Apulian treasure.

In the heart of the Salice Salentino appellation, in the municipality of Guagnano, the Moros cuvée is born after each harvest. This cuvée is 95% made from an autochthonous grape variety found nowhere else and which is a treasure of Puglia: Negroamaro. Produced from fifty-year-old vines, it brings character and structure to the wine. It is blended with Black Malvasia, which adds fruitiness and deliciousness to this cuvée. The vines are planted on clay-limestone soils, providing the balance needed for optimal ageing, the hallmark of great wines.

Cantina Moros: a vision by Claudio Quarta.

Claudio Quarta, a distinguished winegrower from the Puglia region who already owned Tenute di Emera, took over this estate with one watchword in mind: excellence at all costs. The Cantina Moros, a former winery that had fallen into disrepair, was bought by Claudio Quarta and work was undertaken to bring this historic site back into use. With a simple vision: One Estate, One Plot, One Wine; Claudio made the uncompromising choice to produce a unique and exceptional wine in the heart of the Puglia wine region.

A red wine of character in the heart of Salento.

Moros is a red wine of character with intense aromas produced in Salento. This Puglia wine develops notes of black cherries and plums, combined with hints of vanilla and liquorice. On the palate, it is supple on the attack and develops an elegant, enveloping tannic structure. Moros is the wine to discover for those who appreciate Italian red wines with complex aromas and controlled power.


Additional tasting notes

Color : Intense ruby red with purple hues.

Nose : Full and very intense, notes of vanilla and cherry jam.

Mouth : Aromas of small red fruits, balsamic, soft tannins, fine and elegant, very long lasting flavour.

Alcohol level : 14.5%

Winemaking : The aging lasts 12 months in oak barrels and 6 months in bottle

Food pairing : Roast lamb, red meat, roasts, game, full bodied cheese.

Aging potential : 10 years

  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Puglia
  • Producer : Moros
  • Appellation : Salice Salentino Riserva DOP
  • Classification alfavin : Full red
    This wine has great structure, round tannins and a lingering flavour. Moreover, it is warm, full and rich.
  • Grape : Negroamaro, Malvasia nera
  • Content : 75 cl
  • Type : Red
  • Wine Name : Moros Salice Salentino Riserva 2018

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With more than one eighth of the country's vineyards, Puglia is often considered to be the wine cellar of Italy, topping the list of the number of hectolitres produced alongside Sicily.While yield and productivity tend to hold sway in this ...

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Claudio Quarta has founded this very small winery in order to give expression to Negroamaro in one of its most prestigious denominations, Salice Salentino. Located at Guagnano, in the heart of this Doc, Moros uses mostly Negroamaro grapes ...

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