PRIMITIVO AND MERLOT
Denomination: Red Puglia PGI
Type: Red wine
Grape variety: Primitivo and Merlot
Cultivation system: espalier
Vinification: the grapes, harvested at the right point of ripeness, are de-stemmed, pressed and conveyed to the winemakers. Here the must follows a temperature-controlled fermentation of about 6-8 days with continuous pumping over and punching down for at least the first two-thirds of the fermentation.
Colour: intense red with violet hues.
On the nose: it is a jovial Primitivo and Merlot that combines the balsamic character of Merlot with the ample and fruity aromas of Primitivo.
On the palate: it is an intense wine with excellent structure and persistence.
Food pairings: it accompanies hard cheeses, cold cuts, rare meats and robust first courses.
Serving temperature: 18-20° C