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Primitivo di Manduria Reserve

DOP 2012

Alcohol

16% vol.

Variety

Primitivo 100%

Denomination

Primitivo di Manduria DOP Reserve

Year

2012

Certificates

Bio, Biovegan

Production area

Agro di Manduria, Contrada Treble

Soil type

the Medium mixture is tending to loose, with a good presence of skeleton.
Red earth is rich in iron with a few remaining tuffaceous layers of little consistency.

Age of the vineyard

10 years old

Vinification

In steel containers at a controlled temperature (21-23° C) from destemmed and pressed grapes.
Maceration of grapes on the must for 6 weeks with frequently pumping and different delestage.
Use autochthonous yeasts, spontaneous malolactic fermentation. Wine refined with the only clarifier of vegetal origin (BioVegan).

Aging

12 months in Barrique and an additional 20 months of aging in steel storage bin at a controlled temperature.
Bottled on July 27, 2015 (Limited edition: the number of produced bottles around 6000).

Tasting notes

At the view appears as an elegant garnet red, at the nose as a scent of aging in barrique on which lies the typical primitive aromas:
morello cherries in brandy, carob, plum jam and spices.
In glass leaves space at a floreal violet note.
In the mouth, it is soft and has a pleasant flavour with well-advanced tannins and a high flavour.

Pairings

It is a meditation wine and also good combined with typical pasta dishes of Apulia tradition and harmonizes very well with a succulent second course.

Serving temperature

18°-21° C

Awards

Silver Medal - Concours Mondial del Bruxelles 2016
Bronze Medal - IWSC 2016