||„F” Negroamaro Salento I.G.P.
||Protected Designation of Origin.|
|Vines per ha
||Selected vineyards in the district of Monte La Conca,
located between San M arzano and Francavilla
Fontana. The soil is mainly red earth, with a fine
texture and a generally calcareous underground
with few emerging rocks. The well- known redness of
these soils is due to the presence of iron oxides. The
climate is characterised by high temperatures all year
round, with very little rainfall and a wide
temperature range between night and day, which has
a positive influence on the quality of the grapes.
||Second week of September
||Grapes are hand-harvested in small baskets.
M aceration: 18 days on 80% of the mass, 25 days on
remaining 20% (with selected autochthonous yeasts).
Thermo-controlled alcoholic fermentation at
||In French and Caucasian oak barrels for 12 months
||Very deep purple red, wide and complex to the nose,
with notes of spices, soft fruit, and cherry jam. A
full- bodied wine, soft and balanced, rich in fine
tannins, with a pleasantly long lasting finish.
|Best served with
||Savoury first courses, red meat, game, pecorino
cheese. Meditation wine