Grapes: Montepulciano, Aglianico and Petit Verdot
Production zone: Carovigno – Puglia (upper area of Salento)
Surface of the vineyard: 70 m above sea level
Type of soil: tufaceous-calcareous
Training system: spur cordon
Density of vines: 4500 per Ha
Production per hectare: 5000 Kg
Yield of grapes into wine: 60%
Average age of vines: 8 years
Harvest time: by mid to late September
Alcoholic: 13.5 % V/V
Total acidity: 5.55 g/l
Dry extract: 35.8 g/l
THE WINE MAKING
After manual selection of the grapes, the grapes are worked: after a period of pre-fermentation maceration for 2-3 days at 12 ° C, followed by fermentation at controlled temperature. After 7 days of post-fermentation maceration, the wine is transferred to new French oak barrels for 6/7 months. Bottle aging is 12-14 months.
Garnet, intense aromas of plum and black cherry jam. In the mouth it is fresh, soft and enveloping, with tannins well blended. The finish is long and satisfying, light mineral note.