Designation: Salento IGP
Grape varieties: Malvasia Nera
Alcohol by volume: 12,5%
Oenologist: Goffredo Agostini – Gruppo Matura
Agronomists: Stefano Dini and Dario Ceccatelli, Gruppo Matura
Colour: bright soft rosé.
Bouquet: delicate, with fruity notes recalling cherry and red apple and elegant floreal hint of elder.
Flavour: soft and fresh, well balanced, with a good tasty sensation and a light almond finish.
Production zone: Galatone (Lecce)
Year of planting: 2005
Altitude: 76 MSL
Soil type: loamy-clay, tendentially alkaline and slightly calcareous.
Plant density: 3.500 plants per ha.
Training system: spurred cordon (m 2,2 x 1)
Vintage season: end of September.
Method of harvesting: hand picking in small baskets.
Grape yield: 12 t/ha
Wine yield: 90 hl/ha
Vinification and aging
Fermentation: stainless steel tanks. Fermentation temperature: 16°C
Maceration with skin contact: 2 hours
Ageing containers: steel
Aging: 4 months in steel tanks.