Primitivo di Manduria Riserva “Anniversario 62” 2017

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‘Full and expressive on the nose, with subtle baking spices and ripe figs leading to a complex, dry palate with generous and evolving fruit on the long finish.’ Joshua Castle, Noble Rot.

‘Ripe fruit and velvety tanins, as well as some high acidity, with savoury, leathery notes and very well-integrated alcohol, all accompanied by some delicious sweet spices.’ Savvas Symeonidis, Goodman Restaurant Mayfair.

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Description

Primitivo di Manduria Riserva “Anniversario 62” 

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Wine type: Red

Grape: Primitivo

Appellation: Primitivo di Manduria DOP Riserva

Vine training: 60 year old Alberello (bush-vines)

Vines per Ha: 5.000

Production area: Very old vineyards selected in San Marzano and Sava (TA), Salento Puglia. The climate is characterised by high temperatures all year round, very little rainfall and a wide temperature range between night and day, which has a positive influence on the quality of the grapes. This is the central area of the d.o.p. ”Primitivo di Manduria”

Soil: Loam, finely textured and rich in iron oxides that give the topsoil the distinctive red hue. Calcareous subsoil (limestone) with few emerging rocks Harvest: Mid-September

Vinification: Grapes are hand-harvested in advanced status of ripening. Destemming and crushing followed by cold soak maceration at 8°C for about 24-48 hours.Thermo- controlled maceration and alcoholic fermentation for about 10 days with with autochthonous yeasts at 24-26°C

Ageing: Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and then in French and American oak barrels for 18 months

Tasting notes: Intense ruby red colour; wide and complex to the nose, fruity with prune and cherry jam aroma, notes of tobacco and slightly spicy. A full-bodied wine, soft and rich in fine tannins, with notes of cocoa, coffee and vanilla in the end

Best served with: Savoury first courses, red meats and game Serving temperature: 18°C

Awards

THE NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL WINE SHOW 2020 – Double Gold Medal

ANNUARIO DEI MIGLIORI VINI ITALIANI LUCA MARONI 2021 – 1st Best Red Wine of Italy (98 points)
JAPAN AWARDS 2021 – Gold Medal
SINGAPORE WINES AWARDS 2021 – Gold Medal

MUNDUS VINI 2021 – SPRING TASTING – Gold Medal

 

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