VINES PER HA: 5000.
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: Second week of September.
VINIFICATION: Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days, followed by the alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts.
AGEING: In French and American wood barrels for 6 months.
AGEING POTENTIAL: A wine that preserves its organoleptic characteristics for 5 years.
TASTING NOTES: Ruby red colour enriched with violet reflections;
generous bouquet, which recalls ripe cherries and plums, with pleasant
notes of cocoa and vanilla. This wine has a velvety texture, softened by
the warmth of the Primitivo grapes; the finish offers notes of persistent
BEST SERVED WITH: Savoury first courses, lamb and game
with rich sauces, hard cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: About 16-18°C.