Vines variety: Red grape vines, typical of Salento.
Area: San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. At about 100 meters above sea level.
Soil: Medium clay texture, shallow and with good skeletal soil.
Farming type: Espalier (4,500 vines per hectare).
Grape harvest: Second half of September.
Vinification: Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days, followed by alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts.
Ageing: In stainless steel tanks.
Tasting notes: Intense ruby red colour with violet reflections; complex and wide aroma with notes of red fruits; a well-structured, well-balanced fresh wine.
Best served with: Cold cuts, richly flavoured first courses, risotto, light meat dishes.
Serving temperature: 16-18 °C.