Antico - I Pàstini - White wine DOP Locorotondo - Verdeca + Bianco d'Alessano + Minutolo
Born from a blend of the three autochthonous grapes: 60% Verdeca, 35% Bianco d'Alessano, 5% Minutolo Antico is a white wine with a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) typical of Valle d'Itria product since past by farmers in the place to try to exploit the resources of the territory. As the name already suggests, the Old is vinified according to the tradition of the old farmers and wine producers in the Itria Valley, with a traditional farming system sapling, the grapes of the three local wines are combined in predetermined quantity since the plant then harvested, de-stemmed and vinified together with the most modern winemaking techniques. The former shows a light straw yellow color with greenish reflections characterized by a fruity but dry taste and full-Long that remains in the mouth. Wine that is drunk young, excellent as an aperitif, it is well suited to the combination of dishes based on fish, crustaceans and shellfish.
Bianco Locorotondo DOP
vines used: Verdeca (60%), White Alessano (35%), Minutolo (5%)
location area vineyards: Puglia - Locorotondo area of the PDO in the hills of Valle d'Itria
altitude: 300 mt. a.s.l.
soil type: eluvial calcareous - clayey
farming system: sapling traditional Puglia
grape yield quintals: 100 q.li
harvest time: the end of September
harvest: manual picking and selection in the box
vinification: stemming andsoft pressing of the grapes, static clarification of the must and
fermentation at low temperature
ageing: steel 3 months - 1 months bottle
yield of grapes into wine (%): 60
dry extract (gr./lt): 21.0
total acidity (gr./lt): 6.0
residual sugar (gr./lt): 2.5
alcohol content: 12.0% vol
color: straw yellow colored wine with light green reflections
perfume: fine and delicate bouquet, with hints of apple
taste: dry, full, that remains long in the mouth
1 g of alcohol = 7 kcal
1 lt of dry wine in 10°C = 600 kcal
1 g di zucchero = 4 kcal
pairings: wine that is drunk young, excellent as apripasto, suitable to accompany dishes based on fish, crustaceans and shellfish
serving temperature: 10° -12° C
storage: in a cool place, away from light and heat sources
sizes available: bottle lt 0,750
I Pàstini - viticultori in Valle d'Itria, Martina Franca / Locorotondo, Taranto / Bari, Apulia, Italy
Pastinum in Latin was properly "hoe" and, as a derivative, "the site of the vine." So hoe modeled the "cacalupo", the small earth dam needed to collect water from God, in this thirsty Apulia, then as now. Putting the "Pastino", in this valley of gentle, is an ancient and difficult plant in stone "vines" a sapling of Verdeca, Bianco d'Alessano and Minutolo brother sun and wait them mature slowly, is the result of ancient experience.
The winery I Pàstini, located in the heart of the earth Itria Valley, the land of the trulli, strives to maintain the wisdom traditions with the modern wine-making techniques, thus getting the best enology Puglia is capable of producing.
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