NOBILE LATINO – Primitivo
The wine: Intense red colour, with full and rich smell and aromas of red fruit, black cherry and cherry. The palate is pleased with a persistent aroma with well balanced ripe tannins.
Best served at 16/18 ° C with cheeses, cold cuts and red meat.
Grapes: 100% Primitivo
Production area: vineyards of the area of Bari
Altitude: 250/300 m a.s.l.
Type of soil: clayey and chalky
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Protected Geographical Indication100% PRIMITIVOGrapes and vineyard: introduced by doctors Benedictines in hilly territory of Gioia del Colle (BA) in the seventeenth century the PRIMITIVE , whose name derives from it’s early harvest, is one of the most popular Apulian wines. Medium size pentagonal leaf, conical cluster,cylindrical, winged, grape medium spheroid The vineyards are cultivated with Guyot system, with the production no more than 2 – 2.5 kg per vine stamp.The vinification: the grapes, whose maturation is reached in early September, is harvested by hand to be diraspo-pressed as soon as possible. Once the fermentation starts at controlled temperature (22/25 ° C) ,the must is pumped up and it is subjected to delestage till to the end of the process. The post-fermentative maceration allows the extraction of produced glycerin and sugar alcohols for softness and elegance.