Red Wine Salice Salentino “Barone” DOP Puglia 2015
(Italiano) Vino Rosso Salice Salentino Barone
10% Malvasia di Lecce
10% Malvasia Nera
Grapes cultivated on Apulian short little vines, in 30 – 40 years old vineyards. Vines: 4000-5000/ha.
The grapes are harvested during the first decade of September; the maceration occurs for 12 – 15 days with daily repeated assembly and subsequent pressing of the vinasse. Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 25 °C.
Refining and ageing for 18 months in stainless steel tanks, where it occurs the malolactic fermentation. Wine is commercialized 5 to 6 months after ageing.
Ruby red colour with purplish nuances, reminiscent of fruity, pleasantly vinous notes, typical of a young wines. Full-bodied, harmonic palate and tasty tannins.
This blend of grapes fully expresses its peculiar qualities when matched with stewed or roasted red and white meats, cold cuts, and mildly-spicy, mid-aged cheeses.
Serve at about 18°C.
PRODUCT OF PUGLIA, ITALY