ELEGIA – Primitivo di Manduria D.O.P.
Elegia is a red wine DOP Primitivo di Manduria produced from primitivo grapes. It is a dry, warm and soft wine.
Classification: Red, DOP Primitivo di Manduria
Blend: 100% Primitivo
Production area: Vineyards of the Primitivo di Manduria area
Type of soil: Medium textured and calcareous tufa
Cultivation system: Sapling and/or Espalier
Stumps density: 4000/5000 trees per Ha
Hectare production: 60 quintals of grapes
Vinification: In red with thermo – controlling fermentation.
Aging period: in French barriques Ailler wood, for 13 months.
Alcoholic content: 14% vol.
Tasting NotesColor: intense ruby red with garnet reflections on the nail.Aroma: Intense and complex, with ripe berries (cherry, raspberry, blackberry), and jam (plum), with clear hints of spicy vanilla and balsamic notes in the final.Palate: Dry, warm, soft, tannic, persistent range from rounded taste of roasted notes.Serving temperature: 16 – 18° CFood pairing: Roasted and braised.