Cantina Sociale Cooperativa

Copertino Reserva 2009
Puglia, Italy, $16.99

The long-anticipated new arrival of this customer favorite has arrived - and it's their 2009 vintage! This nearly decade-old wine, from the far southern Italian region of Puglia, is an unbelievable value. It is nearly impossible to find a perfectly aged red with this level of depth and complexity for under $20. Dried red fruits, dried herbs, spice notes, cured meat, fennel - the list of flavors go on and on. Totally classic in style, this extremely versatile red is perfect for pizza night, pasta, grilled sausages, hearty stews, Osso Buco, BBQ, grilled mushrooms, fresh seafood and practically anything else you can dream up!

Cooperativa is the DOC to the south and east of the famous Salice Salentino. As in Salice, the Cooperativa’s Copertino is crafted from Negroamaro seasoned by a drop of Malvasia Nera.