WINE CATEGORY: Protected Geographical Indication. COLOUR: Red.
VINE VARIETY: Negroamaro. VINES PER HA: 4500. PRODUCTION AREA:
San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. The area is about 100 meters above sea level, with
high average temperatures and medium-low rainfall. The soft soil layer is clayey
and quite thin, with a good presence of rocks. HARVEST PERIOD: Half of
September. VINIFICATION: Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days,
followed by the alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts. AGEING: In French
oak barrels for 6 months. AGEING POTENTIAL: A wine that preserves its
organoleptic characteristics for 5 years. TASTING NOTES: Deep purple red with
violet reflections; intense and persistent aroma, with black-currant and wild
fruit scent, spicy, with balsamic and vanilla notes. A full-bodied wine, soft and
balanced, long and pleasantly flavoured in the end. BEST SERVED WITH:
Excellent with savoury first courses, all types of meat courses and mature cheese.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: About 16-18°C.