Anniversary 62 Primitivo di Manduria DOP Riserva



Wine type: Red

Grape: Primitivo

Appellation: Primitivo di Manduria DOP Riserva

Vine training: 60 year old Alberello (bush-vines)

Vines per Ha: 5.000

Production area: Very old vineyards selected in San Marzano and
Sava (TA), Salento Puglia. The climate is characterised by high
temperatures all year round, very little rainfall and a wide
temperature range between night and day, which has a positive
influence on the quality of the grapes. This is the central area of
the DOP ”Primitivo di Manduria”

Soil: Loam, finely textured and rich in iron oxides that give the
topsoil the distinctive red hue. Calcareous subsoil (limestone)
with few emerging rocks

Harvest: Mid-September

Vinification: Grapes are hand-harvested in advanced status of
ripening. Destemming and crushing followed by cold soak
maceration at 8°C for about 24-48 hours.Thermo- controlled
maceration and alcoholic fermentation for about 10 days with autochthonous yeasts at 24-26°C
Ageing: Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and then
in French and American oak barrels for 18 months

Tasting notes: Intense ruby red colour; wide and complex to the
nose, fruity with prune and cherry jam aroma, notes of tobacco
and slightly spicy. A full-bodied wine, soft and rich in fine tannins,
with notes of cocoa, coffee and vanilla in the end

Best served with: Savoury first courses, red meats and game
Serving temperature: 18°C

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