ORECCHIETTE

Orecchiette with broccolo, anchovy, chilli

and ricotta salata

Puglia in Southern Italy may not have the glamour of the Amalfi coast but the food!

Orecchiette with anchovy, broccoli, chilli and ricotta salata is a typical style dish from Puglia.

Match with just about anything but today we are having a bottle of Erste+Neue Kalteresse from Alto Adige

Erste + Neue Schiava ‘Kalteresee’ 2016 - Sudtirol, Italy

All recipes and tasting notes come with the M+Q Wine Packs 

Erste + Neue Schiava ‘Kalteresee’ 2016 - Sudtirol, Italy
30.00

THE WINE'S STORY

Sudtirol or South Tyrol is the Provence of Bolzano in the North East of Italy, it is also known by it’s alternative name of Alto Adige. The region is nestled beside the Austrian boarder and has distinct Austrian and German influences. This area is ‘hard core’ in its winegrowing. Think high altitude, enormous mountains, steep terraced vineyards, and particularly intensive winemaking practices that useenvironment friendly techniques.

Erste meaning ‘first’ and Neue meaning ‘New’ is a wine co-operative founded in 1925 that is current day made up of 400 dedicated wine growers that bring their harvests to the winery each year. 

M+Q NOTES

Glowing ruby red. Pleasant and fruit bouquet with hints of almond. Glides over the palate, smooth and harmonious. Aftertaste low in tannins.

FOOD PAIRING

Prosciutto and cheese

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kirsten Dickie