Denomination: Protected Geographical Indication Puglia Primitivo
Area of production: Mottola hill (Taranto, Puglia, Italy) 220m s.l.m.
Soil: Fertile, medium deep, stony
Vine training system: Guyot
Grape varieties: 100% Primitivo
Production per hectare: 75 q.li/ha
Harvest period: First ten days of September
Winemaking: The grapes once arrived to cellar are transferred in a temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks where them will carried out with frequent pumping over, punching down, delestages. Maceration has a variable length depending about the characteristics of the grapes and is conducted at a temperature of 25 ° C.
Aging: once the post-fermentation maceration, the wine carries a 6 month aging in American oak barrels, then follow a first rest in steel (three months) and a second rest in bottle (three months), before selling on the market.
Colour: garnet red
Nose: important aromatic intensity, develops elegant fruity and floral aromas, Violet, Raspberry, spices with notes of cinnamon.
Palate: fine and structured, Very long persistance with pleasant fruit returns (blacks and reds) and flowers.
Alcohol: 14.5% vol.
Serving temperature: 17-18 ° C