SONO is made from 100% Negroamaro grapes. Fruity notes are dominant with some hints of spice. Tannins are round, velvety and enveloping. This is an easy wine to drink as an aperitif or with an appetizer.

Designation: Salento IGP
Grape varieties: Negroamaro
Alcohol by volume: 13%
Oenologist: Goffredo Agostini – Gruppo Matura
Agronomists: Stefano Dini and Dario Ceccatelli, Gruppo Matura

Tasting notes

Colour: deep ruby red.
Bouquet: aromatic complexity with hints of red berries and subtle spicy sensation.
Flavour: elegant, round and warm, with supple tannins in evidence.

Vineyard Characteristics

Production zone: Seclì (Lecce)
Year of planting: 2005
Exposure: east
Altitude: 76 MSL
Soil type: medium-textured, with higher proportions of clay.
Plant density: 4.000 – 4.500 plants per ha.
Training system: double-arched Guyot (m 2,2x1m).
Vintage season: Mid-September.
Method of harvesting: hand picking in small baskets.
Grape yield: 12 t/ha
Wine yield: 90 hl/ha

Vinification and aging

Pressing: crusher/destemmer
Fermentation: stainless steel tanks. Fermentation temperature: 22°C
Fermentation time and maceration with skin contact: 15 days
Malolactic fermentation:
spontaneous in steel tanks.
Malolactic fermentation:
Aging: 12 months in steel tanks.

92/100 Austria
Daniele Cernilli:
94/100 Italy
Gambero Rosso​:
Tre bicchieri Italy