Red wine with a deep ruby-red color with garnet sparkles; at nose enchanting aromas of prune, plum and ripe cherry; echoes of thyme, tobacco and liquorice; at palate it results smooth and well structured flavour, tempered by velvety tannins and tasty freshness. Long, satisfying finish.
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POLVANERA 14 PRIMITIVO DOC GIOIA DEL COLLE - ORGANIC
GRAPES VARIETY: 100% Primitivo
PRODUCTION AREA: vineyard Marchesana, Gioia del Colle (Bari, Puglia, Italia)
TYPE OF SOIL: red ferrous soil, with underlying limestone layer
GROWING METHOD: spur pruned cordon
PLANTS PER HECTAR: 4 300
PRODUCTION PER HECTAR: 50 HL
GRAPE GATHERING: mechanical harvest during the third week of September
MACERATION: 2 weeks
FERMENTATION: 2 weeks in stainless steel tanks at 25°C
AGING: 24 months in stainless steel tanks and 1 year in the bottle
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,5% vol.
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 4 GR/LT
SIGHT: deep ruby-red with garnet sparkles
NOSE: enchanting aromas of prune, plum and ripe cherry; echoes of thyme, tobacco and liquorice
PALATE: smooth and well structured flavour, tempered by velvety tannins and tasty freshness. Long, satisfying finish
Cantine Polvanera, Gioia del Colle, Bari, Puglia, Italia.
A long family tradition characterizes the history of Polvanera, founded in 2002 through the determination of its owner and oenologist Filippo Cassano. He has always been well aware of the potential of his territory and its typical grapes.
Thanks to his father’s skills in viticulture and his own traning at “Basile Caramia” School of Agriculture in Locorotondo, Filippo decided to bet on pure vinification, a process that enhances the peculiar characteristics of both vines and terroir.
Located between Acquaviva delle Fonti and Gioia del Colle, Polvanera is surrounded by a singular countryside, with typical dry stone walls, downy oaks and vineyards.
The cellar itself is uncommon: excavated into 8 meters of limestone rock, this charming structure allows the ageing of wines at a constant temperature. The annexed building is a 1820 manor in which tourists and guests are welcomed to taste wines.
Polvanera is placed next to a famous touristic area of Apulia, 30 minutes far from Itria Valley and Matera.
The harvest of grapes takes place during the first ten days of September. Latest equipments for pressing and vinification contribute to the BIO selection offered by Polvanera.
Thanks to his worthy co-workers and the fundamental backing of his family, Filippo Cassano holds on his ambitious project of promoting and enhancing the quality of Primitivo and other autochthonous vines.
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