Name SUD Verdeca Puglia IGP
Wine category Protected Geographical Indication
Colour White
Vine variety Verdeca
Vines per ha 4000
Production area San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. The area is about 100 meters above sea level and benefits from great diurnal temperature variations. The soft soil layer is quite thin and has a fine texture
Harvest period Second half of August
Vinification Pre-fermentation cold maceration for 6/8 hours, followed by the alcoholic fermentation in French oak barrels
Ageing In French oak barrels for three months with periodic bâtonnage
Ageing potential A wine that preserves its organoleptic characteristics for 2 years
Tasting notes Straw yellow colour with golden reflections; intense aromas of white flowers and vanilla. The palate is fresh and mineral, pleasantly flavoured in the end
Best served with Seafood, shellfish and boiled fish dishes with light sauces
Serving temperature About 12–14°C.