Classification Primitivo di Manduria DOC
Grape variety Primitivo di Manduria 100%
Production area Manduria / Sava
Year of planting 1918
Production 22 quintals of grapes per hectare
Soil Red soil on a rock carparean base
Harvesting period End of August / Early September
Harvesting method By hand, in boxes of 15 kg
Winemaking process Maceration in open tanks of steel of 15 quintals
Alcoholic fermentation In open steel refrigerated tanks at 14°/18° for 14/16 days
Refining 12/14 months in barrique + 12 months in steel tanks + 12 months in bottles
Proof 15%
Color Strong ruby red with a purple tint
Bouquet Deep and delicate red fruit, cherry and currants, with hints of spice and pepper
Taste Powerful with vigorous and decisive tannins, however always elegant and never aggressive on the palate, intriguing end leader of coffee and licorice
Food pairing Wild game or boar stew, shoulder of smocked pork, bluefin tuna griddle, rolls of swordfish messinese style, fossa cheese
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