Mottura Le Pitre Primitivo di Manduria

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Primitivo di Manduria

Very complex and full-bodied wine, with an intense nose of sweet jammy red fruits and blackberry that gives it a very strong character. Black pepper and chocolate spicy aroma. Well-balanced and soft tannic taste that tends to sweetness. The varietal grapes stand out and persist.

Features

BRAND NAME: Le Pitre

WINE: Primitivo di Manduria

CLASSIFICATION: Doc – Denominazione d’origine controllata

AREA OF PRODUCTION: Municipalities in provinces of Taranto

SOIL: Calcareous and Argillaceous

CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Vineyard tree

YIELD PER HECTARE: 80

GRAPES: Primitivo

CLIMATE: Moderate winter, very dry spring and summer

HARVEST: Manually when just ripe, selecting grapes carefully

VILIFICATION TECHNIQUE: Selection of the grape with selector tape. Fermentation of must under controlled temperature conditions. Maceration for 20-25 days with periodic delestage and pumping over. Malolactic in barriques in an environment conditioned and periodic batonnage

AGEING: 12 months of oak barrels

REFINEMENT: 2/3 months in the bottle

COLOUR: Deep red with purplish re ections

AROMA: Intense aroma of red fruit in jam, morello, cherry and walnut shells

TASTE: Velvety, full bodies, harmonious and persistent

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,5%vol

RECOMMENDED WITH: Red meats, roasts, aged cheeses

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18° C

RECOMMENDED GLASS: Gran Cru

DURABILITY: Three to four years in a suitable wine cellar

VOLUME: 75CL

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