Designation: Salento IGP
Grape varieties: Primitivo
Alcohol by volume: 13,5%
Oenologist: Goffredo Agostini – Gruppo Matura
Agronomists: Stefano Dini and Dario Ceccatelli, Gruppo Matura
Colour: intense ruby-red with garnet-red tinges.
Bouquet: an up-front morello cherry note is followed by black cherry and plum overtones softened by adequate minerality. Slight floral undertones.
Flavour: elegant, round and warm, with supple tannins in evidence. The supporting acidity best harmonizes with
the roundness given by the alcohol content.
Production zone: Seclì (Lecce)
Year of planting: 2005
Altitude: 76 MSL
Soil type: medium-textured, with higher proportions of clay
Plant density: 4000 plants per ha.
Training system: spurred cordon (m 2,2 x 1)
Vintage period: beginning of September.
Method of harvesting: hand picking in small baskets.
Grape yield: 10 t/ha
Wine yield: 75 hl/ha
Vinification and aging
Fermentation: stainless steel tanks
Fermentation temperature: 27°C
Fermentation time and maceration with skin contact: 15 days
Malolactic fermentation:spontaneous in steel tanks.
Ageing containers: steel
Aging: 15 months in steel tanks.