Classification: DOCG Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin.
Characteristics: Bright red color, it has a fine and characteristic aroma of strawberry, raspberry given by ripe grapes and with a moderately sweet but harmonious taste with a marked balance of flavors.
Temperature: 12/14 ° C.
Alcohol content: 14% + 4% vol.
Grape variety: Primitivo 100%
Production cycle: Vineyards that exceed 30 years of age, selected grapes in the field, vinification at a controlled temperature are the premises for obtaining this valuable wine.
Pairings: It goes well with end-of-table foods, mature pecorino cheeses with a strong taste, toasted almonds, figs, chestnuts, dry pastries.
In San Marzano viticulture has a long history, which can be read in its oldest vineyards, rich in centuries-old clones. From this precious heritage of sapling vineyards with over sixty years a wine is born, which is the most beautiful tale of our territory. San Marzano Winery
In 1962, to demonstrate the high wine-growing potential of Salento, 19 winegrowers founded "Cantine San Marzano". Since then much time has passed, yet their old vines still produce rare and precious bunches. We have the task of collecting and enhancing them, with a bit of experience and a handful of innovation. Result. this intense, elegant, long-lived Primitivo. San Marzano Cellars
By tradition and care we take care of the withering of 11 rows of Primitivo: where the sapling stocks are welded to reddish soils with calcareous veins; with the patience that the trade gives us, we dare to forge from these grapes the sweetest nectar, to ooze a few, highly counted drops. Unreproducible wine, made without calculation, like everything torn from practical utility. To be tasted preferably according to inspiration, whenever "of pleasure punga vag effet".
Color: deep ruby red with purple nuances. Bouquet: on the nose intense notes of ripe red fruit and dried fruit (dates, figs, almonds) sweet spicy with hints of vanilla, chocolate and licorice. Taste: on the palate it is sapid, round, creamy, with soft and structured tannins, long persistence, pronounced freshness.
Uncork and decant an hour earlier, optimal temperature 18-20 ° C.
Impenetrable ruby red color, evident density and consistency. Fragrances of incredible finesse in shades of black cherry and blackberry jam with scents of chocolate and vanilla. The structure is creamy with a soft texture, the sweet and silky tannin gives it depth and elegance.