11 Filari Primitivo di Manduria Passito Dolce Naturale DOP
Sensory features: Intense ruby red, with garnet reflections. Persistent and complex to the nose with notes of mature fruits which recall cherry jam and dried figs. Slightly spicy, full-bodied giving the mouth a pleasant honeyed sensation, supported by a good acid structure. Meditation wine.
Best served: excellent with dried almond cakes, fruit tarts, savoury and mature cheeses
100% Primitivo from very old selected vineyards in the towns of San Marzano and Sava. The soil is mainly „red earth‟, with a fine texture and generally a calcareous underground with some rock.
Harvest period: beginning of October
Vinification: grapes are hand-harvested, after withering on the plant.
Maceration: 10 days with selected autochthonous yeasts. Thermo-controlled alcoholic fermentation at 24-26°C.
Maturation: 12 months in Fine French and American Oak.
Serving temperature : 18°C
Alcohol content: 14%
Bottle size: 500 ml