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Primitivo del Salento I.G.T.
Average 2012


AREA OF PRODUCTION :
Sava and neighbouring areas

GRAPES VARIETY :
Primitivo

TRAINING SYSTEM :
Alberello with 4.500  vinestocks per hectare

YIELD IN GRAPE per HECTARE :
90/100 quintals

HARVEST:
In the beginnings of September

VINIFICATION :  
traditional methods with soft pressure

ALCOHOL:  
13,00 % vol

REFINING:  
Vetrified cement cisterns





Tasting notes:
Clear, bright, red colored with purple tints . Intense and characteristic bouquet. Soft tannic flavour.


Serving suggestions:
It is an excellent accompaniment to almost all types of dishes, both meat and fish and fresh cheese. Optimum serving temperature: 16-18 ° C

Production methods:
The grapes pressed with traditional methods are left to macerate for a few hours and then the juice is soon separated from the grape-stalk, to obtain a soft product. The obtained must is fermented at a controlled temperature (20/22 ° C), to refine aromas . Maturation, which lasts a few months, is obtained in glazed jars and in steel silos. When ready, the wine is cold stabilized and bottled at a low temperature not to alter its natural characteristics.

 

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