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.
First half of September.
Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days, followed by the alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts.
In French oak barrels for 6 months.
A wine that preserves its organoleptic characteristics for 5 years.
Deep ruby red with garnet reflections. A complex bouquet with ripe red fruit, cherry, berry and some cinnamon notes. A wine of great structure enriched with velvet tannins and a long pleasant aftertaste.
Best served with:
Rich first courses, red meat and game, hard cheese.