VARIETY:  100% Primitivo

AREA:  vineyard Conetto, Acquaviva delle Fonti

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

GROWING METHOD:  spur pruned cordon

PLANTS PER HECTARE:  4 300

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE:  70 HL

GRAPE GATHERING:  mechanical harvest during the first week of September

VINIFICATION:  soft pressing and brief maceration for 2 hours in the press. Fermentation in pressure stainless steel tanks at 13°C for at least 10 days. Yeast fermentation for 6 months

ALCOHOL CONTENT:  12% vol.

RESIDUAL SUGAR:  12 GR/LT

 

TASTING NOTES

SIGHT:  intense coral red with sparkling perlage

NOSE:  delicate scents of strawberry, cherry, rose petal and mandarin

PALATE:  full sip, enhanced by a sapid character; charming and coherent, with pleasant bitterness in the end

MATCHINGS:  cold cuts, soft-ripened cheeses, entrées with tomato sauce, fish soup and white meat

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