Primitivo di Manduria DOP

MANONERA

Colour Red
Wine category DOP
Wine varieties:  Primitivo
Production area Lizzano e Faggiano, Salento, Puglia
Harvest period Second half of September
Harvest Light drying of grapes still on the plant, hand harvested in plastic crate.
Vinification Destemming, soft grape crushing, maceration in tank stainless steel at thermo-controlled temperature (22-26°C). About 10-15 days ,with selected autochthonous yeasts.
Maturation: About 6 months in oak French burrels and 4-6 months in tonneau.
Alcohol content: 15.5% vol
Best served with Meditation wine, excellent with robust first courses, red meats and venison
Serving temperature 16-18°

Intense ruby red color, wide and complex aroma, slightly spicy and fruity, with hints of plums, cherry jam and cloves. Wine of great body, soft and rich in noble tannins, with a finish that gives notes of cocoa and vanilla.