Designation: Salento IGP
Grape varieties: Negroamaro
Alcohol by volume: 13%
Oenologist: Goffredo Agostini – Gruppo Matura
Agronomists: Stefano Dini and Dario Ceccatelli, Gruppo Matura
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.
Production zone: Seclì (Lecce)
Year of planting: 2005
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
Fermentation: stainless steel tanks. Fermentation temperature: 22°C
Fermentation time and maceration with skin contact: 15 days
spontaneous in steel tanks.
Aging: 12 months in steel tanks.