- View: intense red color which is become amber as time passes.
- Nose: fresh dark fruit aromas such as blackberries and sour cherries, complemented with essences toast.
- Mouth: Concentrated, with body and characterized by a strong flavor of mature fruit. The contrast between soft tannins and acidity give an interesting structure.
APPELLATION: Puglia (IGT).
VINEYARD: Botter Casa Vinicola. The land where the grapes are extracted is in the area of Salento, Lecce Province, Apulia, Italy. It covers an area of 1200 hectares and its climate is warm and temperate, with significant rainfall throughout the year. During the summer high temperature variation is rapid due to African winds.
GRAPES: Primitive (100%)
AGEING: The ripening process is prolonged, it can last up to 4 years.
ELABORATION is made in two parts: The first batch of harvested grapes in the first half of September and then subjected to maceration process for 8 days to extract color and structure. 27 °C - then the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a temperature between 25 is performed. The second batch of grapes is harvested 10 days after the first batch to have a late harvest, and for processing the traditional red vinification process is followed.
WINE PAIRING: Goes well with beef steaks, roast pork, varieties of game and mature cheeses.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C