Primitivo di Manduria DOP Primitivo di Manduria d.o.p. Attanasio 2010 Dry Wine
Tasting Notes: Deep ruby red color, red jam, raspberries, blueberry, anise, sweet spices nose. The body is full and tasty with soft tannins and alcohol which create a good balance, the elegance is surprising. Very long finish with sweet cherries notes. After 12 months of aging in oak barrels, the wine reaches one of the most complex and sophisticated olfactory compositions while maintaining the taste of indigenous grapes. It goes very well with rich dishes and mature cheeses.
Alcohol: 15,50% by Vol.
Grape varieties: primitivo 100%
Production area: Manduria, Salento, Puglia Climate and soil: hot and often dry, marshy origin
Training system: “alberello”, bush-vine Yield per hectare: 4 tonnes in average First year of production: 2000 First year of vines production: 1966 Harvest period: mid-September Harvesting system: in boxes, 100% by hand Aging: inox-tanks for 11 months, then barriques for 15 months (20% new, 40% three years old, four years old, 40% barriques five years old)
Goes well with: pasta dishes, roasted meats and strong cheeses
Serving temperature: 16 - 18° C
Bottle capacity: 0,750 l.