Vine variety: 85% Negroamaro, 15% Malvasia Nera di Brindisi.
Area: San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. A about 100 meters above sea level.
Soil: Medium clay texture, shallow and with good skeletal soil.
Farming type: Espalier (5,000 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: Bright ruby red colour with garnet hues. intense bouquet with hints of cherry and plum, spices, and notes of Mediterranean herbs; a robust wine, with a pleasantly fresh aftertaste, best drunk young.
Best served with: Salami and cold cuts, rich first courses, red meat and cheese.
Serving temperature: 16-18 °C.