Deep ruby colour; enveloping, intense, it has scents of ripe cherry and black cherry.
Primitivo di Manduria DOP – red – 750 ml
Alcohol: 14% Vol.
Grape harvest: first ten days of September
Area: plot of Manduria, Sava and Lizzano, in the county of Taranto, Salento, Puglia
Vine variety: primitivo 100%
Training system: cordon-trained
Vineyard age: 30 years
Grape yeld per hectare: 70-80 quintals
Harvest: manual with careful selection of the grapes
Gentle pressing of the grapes, maceration on the skins must be from 10 to 12 days, alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature not exceeding 20°C, aged in american and french oak barriques of second passage for 3-4 months
Colour: deep ruby
Bouquet: enveloping, intense, ripe cherry and black cherry, pleasantly spicy
Taste: the soft heat Primitivo enters the mouth sweet and fruity, balanced with a lingering finish
Food matches: aged cheese, cured meats, prepared pasta dishes, red meat and game
Serving temperature: 18/20°C