The Cupertinum Wines Awards
About Cupertinum wines have written – in addition to many journalists and experts – three masters of wine criticism: Luigi Veronelli, Hugh Johnson and Gianni Mura. Our wines have received and continue to receive recognition from Italian and international wine guides and awards, we highlight some of them:
Copertino Riserva: 92 points: wonderfully perfumed, with exotic spice, soft and velvety on the palate, with clear, fine tannins and flavors of ripe cherry and plum, candied orange, violet and graphite, this red is elevated with grace.
Cupertinum, one of the oldest cooperatives in Salento, sets a shining example with its Copertino Riserva: truly delicious. 93 points to the Riserva; 92 to the Negroamaro.
Cupertinum’s wines are an expression of the typicality of the area and are characterized by the excellent relationship between quality and price. TopWine in Spinello dei Falconi and Negroamaro.
Joe Bastianich and Tiziano Gaia: on The Great Tale of Italian Wine, they award Spinello dei Falconi.
A winery that has restored luster to Apulian cooperative viticulture. A repertoire of wines of the rarest quality. Amazing how well Cupertinum can define its wines: of seductive and passionate beauty, of disarming power that dissolves all tension.
AIS sommeliers’ guide Vitae:
A winery that bursts with energy and vitality from every pore…each label speaks an accomplished and truthful language making itself an expression of all the historic Salento varieties.” Awards to: Glykòs, Copertino Riserva, Spinello dei Falconi.
Bibenda sommelier guide from FSI
Awards to Copertino Riserva, Settantacinque, Negroamaro and Glykòs.
Hugh Johnson in the Pocket Wine Book
Cupertinum is listed among the best wineries in the world. A great achievement! The historic and celebrated guide rewards: Copertino Riserva, Settantacinque, Spinello dei Falconi and Negroamaro!
Cupertinum’s wines are the expression of the typicality of the territory and are characterized by the excellent relation between quality and price
Intense ruby red. Generous, well-focused aromas and flavors of red fruit, tar, licorice and underbrush. Boasts a wonderful acid-fruit-tannin balance, with a long, smooth and fresh finish. A knockout wine, exceptional buy its price
A winery that has restored luster to the cooperative viticulture of Puglia. A repertoire of wines of very rare quality. It is incredible how Cupertinum is able to define its wines: of seductive and passionate beauty, of disarming power that melts every tension. A winery which has the talent of expressing in bottle the most visceral and sublime Mediterranean spirit. An address not to be missed for Negroamaro lovers
Wines of all respect, of beautiful expression of the territory, which have earned an excellent reputation abroad as well
Cupertinum, one of the oldest and largest cooperatives in Salento, gives a brilliant example with its Copertino Riserva: truly delicious”. Negroamaro Salento IGT and Copertino Riserva have been awarded the Silver Medal, Primitivo and Spinello dei Falconi have been awarded the Bronze Medal
High quality of all the wines: wide and well cared range, has as advanced points the labels which decline Negroamaro
Wonderfully perfumed, with exotic spice, this full-bodied red is soft and velvety on the palate, with clear, fine tannins and flavors of ripe cherry and plum, candied orange, violet and graphite. This blend of Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera has been elevated with grace
Copertino Doc Riserva is precise and elegant, sapid and rich in smoothness. Rosé wines are always a winner! The passito Glykòs earned the Corona, the highest recognition