Protected Geographical Indication.
Vines per ha:
San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. The area is about 100 meters above sea level, with high average temperatures and medium-low rainfall. The soft soil layer is clayey and quite thin, with a good presence of rocks.
Second and third week of September.
Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days, followed by the alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts.
In stainless steel tanks.
A wine that preserves its organoleptic characteristics for 5 years.
Deep purple red with violet-black reflections; intense and persistent aroma, with black-currant and wild fruit scent, spicy, with thyme notes. A full- bodied wine, soft and balanced, long and pleasantly flavoured in the end.
Best served with:
Excellent with sauvory first courses, all types of meat dishes and mature cheese.