Salice Salentino DOC
Rosé wine of a cherry-red colour. The nose is rich of floral and fruity hints as cherry. In the mouth it is fresh, full and persistent. Suggested with “risotto” and shellfish.
MAIN GRAPES: Negroamaro (85%); Malvasia Nera di Lecce (15%)
SOIL: medium – textured
TRAINING SYSTEM: Apulian head training with 7000 vinestocks per ha
VINEYARD AVERAGE AGE: 30 years
HARVEST: first decade of September
YIELD PER HA: 8 tonnes
VINIFICATION: after a brief maceration, the must is extracted from the grapes. After decanting, it ferments at low temperatures in steel tanks. Refinement in steel tanks for at least 3 months and 1 into the bottle
MATURATION: at least 2 months in steel tanks
BOTTLE AGEING: at least 1 month
BOTTLE SIZE: 375/750 ml.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12°C