VARIETY: 100% Primitivo

AREA:  vineyard Montevella, Acquaviva delle Fonti

TYPE OF SOIL:  very deep clay soil

GROWING METHOD:  70-years old bush vines

PLANTS PER HECTAR:  8 000

PRODUCTION PER HECTAR:  20/30 HL

GRAPE GATHERING:  manual harvest in boxes during the first/second week of September

MACERATION:  4 weeks

FERMENTATION:  4 weeks in stainless steel tanks at 25°C

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

ALCOHOL CONTENT:  16,5% vol.

RESIDUAL SUGAR:  8 GR/LT

 

TASTING NOTES

SIGHT:  deep purple-red with ruby glares

NOSE:  dense bouquet of wild berries, blackberry and plum, with gentle notes of flowers (rose) and plants (tea leaf), enhanced by memories of liquorice, graphite and wild perfumes

PALATE:  imposing, elegant, stark taste supported by smooth tannins and a vibrant mineral-acid hint. Endless conclusion, that matches perfectly with the nose

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