Név SUD Primitivo Di Manduria D.O.P.
Wine category Denominazione di Origine 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 very little rainfall during the year. The soils are mainly composed of clay, with an average depth which reaches up to 1 meter
Harvest period Second week of September
Vinification Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days, alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
Maturation In French and American wood barrels for 5/6 months
Tasting notes Ruby red colour, enriched with violet reflections; a generous perfume, which recalls ripe cherries and plums, with pleasant notes of cocoa and vanilla. This wine has a velvety texture, softened by the warmth of the Primitivo grape, and ends with notes of persistent sweetness
Best served with Savoury first courses, lamb and game with rich sauces, hard cheese
Serving temperature About 16-18°C