Primitivo di Manduria “Talo” San Marzano
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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 sweetness.
Best served with: Savoury first courses, lamb and game with rich sauces, hard cheeses.
Serving temperature: About 16-18°C.
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