ROSSOFREDDO – Rosso Salento I.G.P. – Cantine San Giorgio – TINAZZI
Grapes: Fiano Minutolo 100%
Production area: Locorotondo and Martina Franca.
Altitude of the vineyards: 450 m. a.s.l.
Type of soil: chalky
Cultivation system: espalier and sapling
Stumps density: 2000 per Ha
Hectare production: 50 – 55 quintals of grape
Yield grapes into wine: 65%
Harvest period: September
Alcoholic fermentation: in stainless steel at 14 ° C.
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Vinification: in bottles for 4 months
Acidity: 5.9 g/Lt
Dry extract: 24 g/L
FIANO: Typical Geographical Indication – IGP
Grapes and vineyard: Selected by the innumerable small plots that color the Itria Valley, Fiano aromatic or Minutolo is cultivated with fatigue in plots of land surrounding the trulli of Valle d’ Itria. Saplings or collars that for the minute form of its cluster never exceed yields of 50-55 q.li / ha , which make it valuable and rare.Vinification : grapes are harvested by hand between the first and second ten days of September and, once arrived in the cellar they are de-stemmed and crushed to undergo a maceration with the skins at 8 ° C for 12-18 hours. This technique enhances and extracts the interesting flavor profile of this grape which then begins a slow fermentation at 14 ° C and carried out in an autoclave at a controlled pressure , permitting a fine bead that makes it nice and lively .The wine: bright straw -yellow color with hints of peach followed by aromas of acacia, broom, and a special and pleasant scent of wet straw . In the mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a crisp attack well balanced by alcohol , good body and a light perlage which makes it Ruffiano (pimp).