PETRAROSA – Rosato di Primitivo I.G.T. Puglia
Grapes: Primitivo di Gioia 100%
Production area: Acquaviva delle Fonti, Gioia del Colle
Altitude of the vineyards: 350 m. a.s.l.
Type of soil: clayey and chalky
Cultivation system: Espalier
Stumps density: 3200 per Ha
Hectare production: 85 quintals of grape
Yield grapes into wine: 70%
Harvest period: First week of September
Alcoholic fermentation: in stainless steel at 22 – 25 ° C, for 12 days.
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Vinification: “salasso” at 20% at low temperature.
Aging: in bottle for 2 months.
Acidity: 6.1 g/Lt
Dry extract: 26 g/L
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Apulia – 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: the practice of “salasso” is to tap the juice at low temperatures after a short maceration of 12 hours, then the juice is separated and added to specific yeasts for the vinification of rosés for a 12 days fermentation at 16 ° C.The wine: intense cherry pink color with shades of coral, the smell is a full and rich wine with aromas of black cherry, cherry and coconut, the taste is harmonious with a good aromatic persistence, very good balance between the sour notes and full-flavored, clear the roundness and fullness on the palate.Best served at 12°C with cheese, cured meats and red meat.