Primitivo di Manduria D.O.P.
Protected Designation of Origin.
Vines per ha:
San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. The area is about 100 meters above sea level, with high average temperatures and medium-low rainfalls. The soft soil layer is clayey and quite thin, with a good presence of rocks.
Second week of September.
Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days, followed by alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts.
In French and American wood barrels for 6 months.
A wine that preserves its organoleptic characteristics for 5 years.
Colour: ruby red, enriched with violet reflections;Aroma: generous bouquet, which recalls ripe cherries and plums, with pleasant notes of cocoa and vanilla.Taste: a wine of a velvety texture, softened by the warmth of Primitivo grapes; the finish offers notes of persistent sweetness.
Best Served With:
Savoury first courses, lamb and game with rich sauces, hard cheeses.