Masseria La Rosa del Salice

Primitivo del Salento IGT

Type: Red
Category: Dry
Denomination: IGT

This wine is a wonderful example of a modern Primitivo, rich in personality and character. Great volume, with some sweet notes on the palate. The colour is an intense ruby re. Notes of black fruit jam (plum and blueberry) with slight floral notes of iris

Vine variety: 100% Primitivo del Salento

Soil: clay mixed with crushed limestone

Harvest: at the beginning of September

Yield per hectare: 10 tons of grapes equal 70 hectoliters of wine

Wine making process: Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation conducted with innovative techniques and carried out at a controlled temperature

Evolution/Ageing: 8 months in big oak barrels, 4 months in stainless steel. Refining  in bottles before salling

Technical features: alcohol 13.5% by volume

Tasting temperature: 18-20 degrees centigrade

Best served with: meat, feathered game and medium mature cheese