Sellato - Tenuta Viglione - DOP Gioia del Colle Primitivo - ORGANIC
Appellation: DOP Gioia del Colle
Region: Murgian Hills - Santeramo in Colle, Bari, Apulia, Italy
Soil type: Pebbly on limestone base
Elevation: 450 m
Year of implantation: 1981
Vine training: Cordon trained
Yeld/hectare: 6,000 Kg
Grape harvest: 1st decade of September
Alcoholic fermentation: In stainless steel tanks
Aging: 30% in oak barrels, 70% in steel
Alcohol: 14% by vol.
Acidity: 5.2 g/L
Residual sugar: 3.5 g/L
Dry extract: 37 g/L
Color: Intense ruby red with violet hues
Nose: Aroma of ripe red fruits, small berries, underbrush and spicy notes
Palate: Clean, dry, with elegant and smooth tannins; good body and acidity
Pairings: Excellent with red meat and aged cheese
Best served: at 18-20 °C
Tenuta Viglione, Santeramo in Colle, Bari, Apulia, Italy
The farm Tenuta Viglione founds its origins in the ancient rural traditions and in the ancient traditions of viticulture of Zullo's family that moved by a desire to confirm the enormous potential of viticulture in the area between the towns of Gioia del Colle (Bari, Apulia, Italy) and Santeramo in Colle (Bari, Apulia, Italy), for decades produce quality wines in these territories.
The family Zullo, since its origin has produced wines with techniques and production methods of the most advanced of the time.
After many years, the passion for the this art, the love for their land and for the family are important values pursued by Giovanni Zullo, which represents, in our time the third generation of the family Zullo.
In the last years Giovanni Zullo has worked to a process of reorganization and modernization of the old farmhouse "Viglione" that represents today a big new farm.
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