SonettoPrimitivo di Manduria DOP
Varietal: Primitivo 100%
Vineyard age: 50-90 years old
Training system: "alberello" (bush vine)
Harvest time: mid-September
Avarage yield per hectare: 45 quintals (4.500 kilograms)
Vinification: thermo-controlled alcoholic fermentation at 25°C (77° F), maceration for 3 weeks
Ageing: 24 months in French oak barriques (Allier)
Alcohol content: 16% Vol.
Unfiltered wine, the possible presence of sediments is natural, we recommend decanting before serving.
Color: deep ruby red
Bouquet: very ripe and intense nose; ripe blackberry and plum, a hint of smoke combined with spicy notes of tabacco and leather
Taste: a clean and supple Primitivo; plenty of ripe dark fruit flavor and grippy tannins. Well-balanced, with purity and good length on the palate
Suggested pairings: perfect with game, roasted and grilled meats, casseroles and well-matured cheeses
Serving temperature: 16° - 18° C (60°- 64° F)