This ruby red wine has an intense bouquet, ranging from plum jam notes to undertones of cherries in alcohol with hints of cacao. Notes of liquorice come through on the finish. It has a sweet and well-bodied palate, balanced by a pleasant acid note and firm tannins. A lingering aftertaste exalts the same rich bouquet revealed on the nose.
Food pairing: a dessert wine,it is best drunk with almond paste or dry sweets, and with blue cheeses (mature Gorgonzola, Roquefort, etc.).
Serving temperature: 20 °C
Recommended glass: a large bowl-shaped glass with an inward-curved rim: the wine can fully breathe, and the glass can be held better in hands. It will help the temperature rise gradually, and aid in the release of the complex fragrances of more structured wines.
Ageing: 12 months in French oak barrels, 12 months in bottles.
Colour: deep ruby-red with garnet reflections.
Alcohol: about 15,5%.
2007 - 2011
Patriglione is the name of the place where are implanted the vineyards planted as trees from which we get the prized IGP Negroamaro Salento Red.
The late harvest, the few grapes left on the plants age of about 80 years, give life to this award-winning wine, the Company Agricola symbol, which represents the history of Negroamaro and Cosimo Taurino.
Terre del Grico
Enveloping aromas with notes of ripe red berries, cloves and plum jam. A captivating balsamic note can be felt during tasting. It has a powerful, well-bodied texture with firm tannins. A persistent finish with the same notes as the nose, and with elegant flavours of chocolate and leather that alternate between the notes of tobacco, spices and wood. Aftertaste is enriched by undertones of cacao and liquorice.
Food pairing: Meditation wine.
Serving temperature: 20°C
Recommended glass: As a long-aging, structured red wine, a large bowl-shaped glass with an inward-curved rim is recommended: the wine can fully breathe, and the glass can be held better in hands. It will help the temperature rise gradually, and aid the release of the complex fragrances of this structured wine.
Ageing: 72 months in French oak barrels; 12 months in bottles, in a horizontal position and with natural corks.
Colour: ruby-red with garnet reflections.
Alcohol: about 15-16%.