VARIETY:  100% Primitivo

AREA:  vineyard Marchesana, Gioia del Colle

TYPE OF SOIL:  red ferrous soil, with underlying limestone layer

GROWING METHOD:  spur pruned cordon

PLANTS PER HECTAR:  4 300

PRODUCTION PER HECTAR:  50 HL

GRAPE GATHERING:  mechanical harvest during the third week of September

MACERATION:  2 weeks

FERMENTATION:  2 weeks in stainless steel tanks at 25°C

AGING:  24 months in stainless steel tanks and 1 year in the bottle

ALCOHOL CONTENT:  14,5% vol.

RESIDUAL SUGAR:  4 GR/LT

 

TASTING NOTES

SIGHT:  deep ruby-red with garnet sparkles

NOSE:  enchanting aromas of prune, plum and ripe cherry; echoes of thyme, tobacco and liquorice

PALATE:  smooth and well structured flavour, tempered by velvety tannins and tasty freshness. Long, satisfying finish

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