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Primitivo di Manduria DOC Riserva

Primitivo di Manduria DOC Riserva

TYPE OF WINE
Still red wine
MAIN GRAPES
Primitivo
PRODUCTION AREA
The DOC Primitivo production area extends on the hills and coastal plains of the southern part of Apulia Region, in the Provinces of  Brindisi and Taranto (South-Italy)
SOILS
Good exposure and ventilation typical of a peninsula surrounded by sea. Soils are mainly clayey, but you can also find fine and calcareous soils with limited thickness and excellent drainage or red soils, stony, and rich in minerals.
HARVEST
As early ripening variety, harvest takes usually place in August, at latest at the beginning of September.
VINIFICATION 
Pressing and maceration to extract the colour and soft tannins. Fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks with frequent remontages and pumping over. Wine rests and refines for 24 months, at least 9 months in barrels, before bottling.
COLOUR
Intense ruby red with garnet hints
BOUQUET
The fragrance is very intense and reminiscent of red fruits jam, blackcurrant and cherry marmalade. Ethereal notes of cacao, liquorice and vanilla.
TASTE
In the mouth warm, round and smooth, with fruity notes, soft tannins and an ethereal after taste.
FOOD PAIRING
Perfect with red meats dishes, wild game, seasoned cheeses. For its characteristics, it can nevertheless, be appreciated also without particular foods, simply as a meditation wine..
SERVING SUGGESTION
Serving at room temperature, about 18-20°C. We suggest to uncork the bottle at least a couple of hours before enjoying it.
ALCOHOL CONTENT
15,0%

 


 

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