Salice Salentino DOC
Red intense wine made with Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera di Lecce. The nose has fruity hints of plum and spiced of vanilla. In the mouth it is smooth, velvety and nicely tannic. Very good with roasted meat and cheeses.
MAIN GRAPES: Negroamaro
SOIL: medium – textured
TRAINING SYSTEM: Apulian head training with 7000 vinestocks per ha
VINEYARD AVERAGE AGE: 30 years
HARVEST: End of September
YIELD PER HA: 8 tonnes
VINIFICATION: The carefully selected grapes are macerated at a chec-ked temperature of 20-22° C. for at least 10 days. Then a malolactic fer-mentation will follow and, finally, the refinement in oak barrels for about 6 months
MATURATION: at least 6 moths in barrel
BOTTLE AGING: at least 3 months
BOTTLE SIZE: 375/750 ml.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C