VIVO is made from 100 percent Primitivo grapes. Notes of red berries, particularly raspberries and cranberries, dominate. Tannins are soft and well balanced. This wine goes well with, for example, finger food.

Designation: Salento IGP
Grape varieties: Primitivo
Alcohol by volume: 13,5%
Oenologist: Goffredo Agostini – Gruppo Matura
Agronomists: Stefano Dini and Dario Ceccatelli, Gruppo Matura

Tasting notes

Colour: ruby red with purple tinges.
Bouquet: Elegant and intense aroma with red fruit reminiscent of raspberry and blackcurrant.
Flavour: smooth and round. It has soft and enveloping tannins and a lasting impressive finish. A lasting impressive finish.

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 plants per ha.
Training system: double-arched Guyot (m 2,2x1m).
Vintage period: beginning of 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