Wine Details

Indigenous Primitivo del Salento IGT

100% Primitvio from 20-year-old vines planted on a Northern exposure in calcareous soil at an elevation of 330 feet. Fermented and aged in stainless steel – no use of oak. Primitivo traces back to the ancient Phoenicians who settled in Apulia (Puglia). Legend says it was the wine served at the Last Supper.

Region:

Producer:

Indigenous

Varietal:

100% Primitivo

Vineyard:

Salento (Apulia); northern exposure

Yield:

6,000 bottles per ha

Aging:

6 month in stainless steel vats, no use of oak

Alcohol content:

14.0%

Age of vines:

20 years

pH level:

3.65

Acidity:

6.2 g/l

Production:

10,000 cases

Soil:

Calcareous

Training:

Guyot and Alberello

Average altitude:

100 meters / 330 feet

Vinification:

Maceration for 7 days

Harvest:

Beginning of September

Bottling:

Aged 2 months in bottle

Release:

Spring

Residual Sugar:

0 g/l

Evolution:

Flavors:

Full body, chewy tannins rounded up by a fruity, soft texture finish

Colors:

Ruby Red

Aromas:

Aromas of stewed-fruit and tomato leaf