Nerìo Negroamaro e Malvasia Nera Riserva D.O.C. Nardò Rosso
Grape variety: Negroamaro 80% Malvasia Nera 20%
Average age of the vines: About 45 years
Training: Alberello, an Apulian head-trained system, at a density of about 4500 plants per hectare
Yield: 1800 grams per plant
Harvesting and wine-making: Grapes are picked up by hand and gently laid down into little airy crates, arriving as whole bunches at the winery. Once there, grapes are further selected using an advanced sorting table.
Aging: Eight months in medium-toasted French oak tonneaux; then, eight months of refinement in bottles.
Alcohol content: 14%
Bouquet: A ruby-red wine with a light shade of purple. Generous in fruit flavor and spicy notes, its vaguely sweet taste stimulates your imagination. It shows remarkable intrigue in its complexity and never fails to enchant with its supple, finely textured palate.
Flavour: Aromatic, vegetable, it softly envelopes your mouth showing overripe fruit and leaving an absolutely agreeable aftertaste. A wine that surprises at every sip and everybody would like to drink.
Serving temperature: 16°-18° C