Primitivo di Manduria Leggenda Gold Series Vigne Vecchie Vigneti del Salento 2016 magnum - Fantini Farnese
The vineyards that are at the origin of this wine are the example of an ancient viticulture, the single trees are not supported by stakes and develop like a vase, making it impossible to pass through the vineyard with agricultural machinery. For this wine only the grapes of selected vineyards, over seventy years old, in the territory of the municipality of San Marzano are used. Aging for 6 months in French barriques.
Grape variety : Primitivo di Manduria. Vineyards : Our Primitivo vines are located in one of the most fascinating areas of the Alto Salento, between Sava and Manduria, in the heart of the Primitivo di Manduria appellation. For our Legend Gold Series we have selected very ancient Primitivo vines that reach even 100 years of age and which thanks to their very low yields are able to give a complexity and a unique structure in the glass. Vinification : harvesting of the grapes in slight over-ripening, destemming of the grapes, maceration at a controlled temperature for 10-12 days with periodic pumping over. Racking and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. Aging in first and second passage American and French oak barrels for the following 12/14 months. Sensory characteristics: intense ruby red color with veins of purple, intense aroma with the presence of cherry and blackberry jam, soaked in menthol, slightly spiced tobacco. The taste highlights the sweetness of the spicy component, with a finish that gives notes of cocoa and coffee. Well persistent, it will evolve further for the next 10 years. Food pairings: The great Apulian cuisine with its meat dishes, also excellent with game and very seasoned sheep cheeses. Serving temperature: 18 ° C
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