Ruby red with garnet shades.
Intense bouquet with clear notes of cherry and plum. Vanilla tones and hints of red berries in the background.
Full-bodied and yet easy and pleasant to drink, velvety, with highlighting red tannins. Great roundness and reflection of the aromas of the bouquet.
Vineyard: Seclì e Galatone (Lecce)
Plants per Hectare: 4000
Planting Type: Espalier with spurred cordon
Harvest: Primitivo early-September, Merlot mid-September.
Method of harvesting: Hand-picked
Wine Yield: Primitivo 75 hl/ha, Merlot 70 hl/ha
Vinification and Aging
Fermentation: stainless steel tanks
Fermentation time and maceration with skin contact: 15-20 days at 26°C
Malolactic fermentation: spontaneous in steel tanks
Aging: 12 months in steel tanks, 6 months in used French oak barrels