Name I tratturi Primitivo Salento I.G.P.
Wine category Indicazione Geografica Protetta
Colour Red
Vine varieties Primitivo
Vines per ha 5000
Production area San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. At almost 100 meters above sea level, with a high average temperature and little rainfall during the year. The soils are mainly composed of clay, with an average depth which reaches up to 1 meter
Harvest period First weeks of September
Vinification Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days, alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
Maturation In stainless-steel tanks
Tasting notes Deep ruby red with violet reflections; intense aroma, with notes of plum and cherry, spicy, with rosemary and vanilla scent. A full-bodied wine, soft and balanced, easy to drink
Best served with Savoury first courses, red meat and game, mature cheese
Serving temperature About 16-18°C