Sixty years old Primitivo di Manduria D.O.P. San Marzano
Consegna 1-2 giorni
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
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Grape variety: Primitivo. Area: Very old selected vineyards in the municipalities of San Marzano (TA) and Sava (TA). Soil: Red residual earth with a fine texture with a calcareous substratum, sparse rocky outcrops and an intense presence of iron oxides. Cultivation: Saplings of at least sixty years of age (5,000 per hectare). Harvest: Second half of September. Vinification: The grapes, in an advanced state of ripeness, are harvested manually. The maceration takes place for 18 days on 80% of the mass and for 25 days on 20%, with indigenous yeasts selected in the vineyard. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 24-26 ° C. Aging: In French and American oak barrels for 12 months. Organoleptic characteristics: Very intense and elegant ruby red color; ample and complex, fruity aroma, with hints of plum, cherry jam and hints of tobacco, slightly spicy; a full-bodied wine, soft and rich in noble tannins, with a finish that gives notes of cocoa, coffee and vanilla. Pairings: Robust first courses, red meats and game. Meditation wine. Serve at: 18 ° C.
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