SALENTO I.G.P. PRIMITIVE
Production area: Salento territory
Ground: Medium-textured, calcareous-clayey-siliceous in nature
Altitude: 65 mt. s.l.m.
Training system: Apulian sapling 4,500 plants per hectareo)
Age of the vineyards: 30-50 years
Variety: Primitivo in purity
Harvest period: third decade of August
Yield per hectare: 90 quintals
Vinification: After thedestemming, the crushed grapes follow several macerations for 7-8 days. The fermentation temperature is controlled within 24-255°
Maturation: 3 months inbarriques
Refinement: in bottle for 3 months
Color: intense ruby red with purple reflections
Smell: ample, persistent fruity aroma that recalls plum, lamarena and morello cherry. In the finish, vanilla and spices finish..
Taste: full, soft and enveloping, silky tannins and fruity notes give a long and pleasant taste
Service temperature: 18-20C°C
Alcohol content: 14.00 vol..
Recommended pairings:elaborate first courses, cured meats, roasts, game, red meats, aged cheeses and dried fruit