RISERVATO – Negroamaro e Primitivo I.G.T. Salento
Classification: IGT Salento
Grapes: Negramaro 60% Primitivo 40%
Production area: vineyards of Brindisi area
Altitude of the vineyards: 150 m. a.s.l.
Type of soil: clayey and chalky
Cultivation system: Espalier – sapling
Stumps density: 3200 per Ha
Hectare production: 60 quintals of grape
Alcoholic fermentation: in stainless steel at 22 – 25 ° C, for 16 days, then post-fermentative maceration for 5/10 days.
Malolactic fermentation: completely carried out
Vinification: 25/28 days maceration on the skins.
Aging: in barriques Never for 8 months, then in bottle for 6 months.
Store it horizontally up to 5 years after harvest.
Acidity: 4.9 g/Lt
Dry extract: 33 g/L
Red wine from Negramaro and Primitivo
Salento – Typical Geographical Indication – IGP
Grapes and vineyard: introduced by doctors Benedictines in hilly territory of Gioia del Colle (BA) in the seventeenth century the PRIMITIVE , whose name derives from the early of the vine, is now among the most popular wines from Puglia . Leaf pentagonal medium size, cluster conical , cylindrical , winged, medium berry spheroid . The vineyards are cultivated in low sapling , no more than 2 – 2.5 kg per vine production .The vinification: once the grapes reached maturity is harvested by hand to be diraspo – pressed as soon as possible. Once the fermentation starts at controlled temperature ( 22/25 ° C) in stainless steel vats from 50 to 100 Hl, the must is pumped up and delestage repeated until the end of the process.The wine: Obtained from the two grape varieties most representative of the wine production of Apulia, RISERVATO is a particular selection of the most popular RARO that expresses a greater maturity and complexity, due also to greater refinement and maturation. Serve at a temperature between 16 ° and 18 ° C.