San Marzano Sessantanni Primitivo DOP 2017

$45.99

“It takes time to do things well. It takes time to get a great Primitivo.”

Sessantanni

Primitivo Di Manduria – DOP

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Description

San Marzano Sessantanni Primitivo DOP

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Area: Puglia/ Apulia

In San Marzano, the history of viticulture is more than a thousand years old and can be seen in its oldest vineyards, which are rich in centuries-old clones. From this precious heritage of vineyards that are more than sixty years old comes a wine that is the most beautiful story our territory has to tell.

About Wine

Vine variety: Primitivo Di Manduria

Area: Very old vineyards selected in the area of San Marzano (TA) and Sava (TA).

Soil: Finely textured residual red soil with a calcareous subsoil, sparse rocky outcrops and intense presence of iron oxides.

Farming type: Head-trained bush vines at least sixty years old (5,000 per hectare).

Grape harvest: Second half of September.

Vinification: Very ripe grapes are harvested manually. The maceration takes place for 18 days on 80% of the mass and for 25 days on 20%, with native yeasts selected in the vineyard. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 24-26 °C.

Ageing: In French and American oak barriques for 12 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.

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  • ANNUARIO DEI MIGLIORI VINI ITALIANI LUCA MARONI 2021 – Best Absolute Italian Wine (99 points)
  • VINI D’ITALIA GAMBERO ROSSO 2021 – Tre Bicchieri®
  • SAKURA JAPAN WOMEN’S WINE AWARDS 2021- Double Gold Medal
  • NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL WINE SHOW 2020 – Double Gold Medal
  • MUNDUS VINI 2021 – SPRING TASTING – Gold Medal
  • CHINA WINE & SPIRITS AWARDS BEST VALUE 2021 – Gold Medal

Additional information

bottle | case (5% discount)

bottle, case (5% discount)

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