VARVAGLIONE 1921: A VINTAGE OF AWARDS
Important recognition both on an international and national level for the wines of Varvaglione 1921, with awards for quality. Behind every label there is the dedication, commitment to excellence and constant growth of the family-owned winery from Taranto (Puglia.)
Primitivo di Manduria Collezione Privata Cosimo Varvaglione vintage 2019 triumphs across the boards. This Primitivo that bears the name of the winery’s owner has always been known for its quality and typicity, and this year swept The 2022 Wine Hunter Gold Award, Bibenda’s 5 Grappoli, Gambero Rosso’s Tre Bicchieri, as well as earning a good 91/100 points from James Suckling.
From the same collection and vintage, the Negroamaro Salento Collezione Privata 2019 together with Papale Oro 2019 won The Wine Hunter Red Award for the second consecutive year. This achievement, together with the Gold win for the Primitivo, will bring the winery to the 31st Merano Wine Festival.
Big success for the cellar’s new entry: Susumaniello 2021 captured the Gold Medal at Berliner Wine Trophy. And the winery’s new entry also met with success: Susumaniello 2021 won the Gold Medal from the Berliner Wine Trophy.
Another international success: James Suckling gave high scores to two other Varvaglione 1921 wines from the Family Collection: Primadonna Chardonnay of Puglia and Tatu Primitivo Salento, with 91 and 90 points respectively. The first is a white wine that spends time in barrique, the second is an intense red from that most famous Puglia native grape variety, Primitivo.
In conclusion, Salice, a Salice Salentino received the Gran Gold Medal at Mundus Vini and won once again the “Best of Show 2022” and thus ended up the best wine in its category.
A long list of prizes that is the direct result of the hard work of the Varvaglione family and their winery, who constantly pursue high quality with a view to sustainable production methods, from the vineyard to the bottle.