Primitivo 16 DOC Gioia del Colle
Wine type: 100% Primitivo
Training system: old bush vines; 7,000 plants per hectare.
Soil: shallow, ferrous and calcareous rocky soils.
Production: 25 hl/ha.
Production techniques: manual harvesting of wine grapes in boxes. Grape skin maceration with must for 4 weeks. Wine ageing takes place in stainless steel tanks for at least 16 months; maturation in bottle for at least one year.
Style: dry Red.
Alcohol by volume: 16%
Tasting Note: Dense ruby red colour with violet hues. Elegant aromas of black berries (blackberry, red mulberry, black cherry and local “Ferrovia” cherry) and delicate floral Tasting Notes (violet), linked with fresh herbs, liquorice and lead pencil. Rich, intense, and yet fresh palate; supported by excellent tannins and a very long finish.