TYPE OF WINE
Still red wine
Negroamaro, Malvasia Nera
The DOC Squinzano production area extends on the hilly and coastal areas in the Province of Lecce (Apulia, South-Italy)
Good exposure and ventilation typical of a peninsula surrounded by sea. Soils are mainly clayey, but you can also find fine and calcareous and soils with limited thickness and excellent drainage or red soils, stony, and rich in minerals.
Usually between end of September, beginning of October.
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 at least 24 months before bottling.
Intense ruby red with garnet hints
Intense aroma with typical ripe red fruits notes, like plumb, cherry and black currant. Ethereal notes of vanilla and cacao.
In the mouth is pleasantly harmonious, full bodied, with a good acidity, smooth and sweet tannins and a long lasting after taste.
Perfect with cold cuts appetizers, pasta with wild sauces, roasted and stewed red meats and seasoned cheeses.
Serving at room temperature, about 18-20°C. We suggest to uncork the bottle at least a couple of hours before enjoying it.