Li Veli Askos Verdeca 2021  Front Label
Li Veli Askos Verdeca 2021  Front LabelLi Veli Askos Verdeca 2021  Front Bottle Shot

Li Veli Askos Verdeca 2021

    750ML / 13.5% ABV
    Other Vintages
    • JS90
    All Vintages
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $26.99
    Try the
    26 99
    26 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
    1
    Limit Reached
    MyWine Share
    Vintage Alert
    Alert me when new vintages are available
    Ships Tomorrow
    Limit 0 per customer
    Sold in increments of 0
    3.1 7 Ratings
    Have you tried this? Rate it now
    (256 characters remaining)

    3.1 7 Ratings
    750ML / 13.5% ABV

    Winemaker Notes

    Brilliant green-gold color, intense saline notes followed by ripe yellow fruit, pineapple, but also helichrysum and chamomile. On the palate it is surprisingly fresh, enveloping and with a long fruity finish. Every sip is an experience in itself, revealing new sensations.

    Critical Acclaim

    All Vintages
    Li Veli

    Li Veli

    View all products
    Li Veli, Italy
    Li Veli Masseria Li Veli Estate Winery Image

    In 1999 the Falvo family, with over 40 years of experience in the wine business, purchased and renovated the property to give birth to an ambitious project in Apulia, a region with a long vine-growing tradition.

    Masseria Li Veli is located on an ancient Messapian site dominating the fertile and sunny Salento plain. It was founded by the Marquis Antonio de Viti de Marco (1858-1943), an internationally known Italian economist and university professor, Radical Party Deputy of the Reign of Italy, whose ambitious project was to transform the Masseria into a model cellar for the entire South. Today the beautifully restored Masseria covers an area of 33.000 sqm, 3750 of which include offices, a reception area, vinification, storage and ageing cellars.

    Masseria Li Veli produces quintessentially Puglian wines from mostly native grape varieties. The Li Veli estate comprises 85 acres of vineyards around the masseria planted with the well-known Puglian grape varieties Negroamaro and Primitivo, as well as with several less familiar local native grape varieties such as Susumaniello, Verdeca, and Minutolo. The vineyards use an ancient form of vine training: bush-trained(albarello) vines in a hexagonal configuration (known as the settonce system). Li Veli uses this type of training because they feel it allows high planting density, maximum exposure of foliage to the sun, good air circulation, maximum space for roots, and ease of cultivation.

    All the grapes of Li Veli's estate vineyards are produced according to sustainable methods. There are two line from Li Veli, the main line includes reds wines made from Negroamaro, Primitivo, including a Rosato and a Fiano based white wine. The Askos line features wines made from distinctly Puglian grape varieties: Malvasia Nera di Lecce, Primitivo, Susumaniello, and Verdeca.

    Production is overseen by one of Italy's most respected consulting winemakers, Roberto Cotarella.

    Image for Puglia Wine Italy content section
    View all products

    Well-suited to the production of concentrated, fruity and spicy red varieties, Puglia is one of Italy’s warmest, most southerly regions. Its entire eastern side is one long coastline bordering the Adriatic Sea. About half way down, the region becomes the Salento Peninsula. This peninsula, bordered by water on three sides, receives moist, nighttime, sea breezes that bring a welcome cooling effect to the region, where little rain creates a challenging environment for its vines. In fact, the region is named for the Italian expression, “a pluvia,” meaning “lack of rain.”

    Puglia’s Mediterranean climate and iron-rich, calcareous soils support the indigenous Primitivo, Negroamaro and Nero di Troia. Primitivo produces an inky, spicy, brambly and ripe red wine whose best expression comes from Manduria. Nero di Troia produces tannic, rustic reds from Castel del Monte DOC while Negroamaro, typically blended with Malvasia nera, plays a large part in may blends made throughout the peninsula.

    Puglia produces a small amount of white wines as well, predominantly made of the fruity, Trebbiano Toscano, or light, Bombino bianco grapes.

    Image for Other White Wine content section
    View all products

    There are hundreds of white grape varieties grown throughout the world. Some are indigenous specialties capable of producing excellent single varietal wines. Each has its own distinct viticultural characteristics, as well as aroma and flavor profiles.

    STC847716_2021 Item# 932105

    Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
    Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

    It's easy to make the switch.
    Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

    Yes, Update Now

    Search for ""

    Processing Your Order...