Mottura vini del Salento
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Negroamaro del Salento

Made from the Negroamaro grape, a varietal of remote origins which has been grown in southern Puglia since the 6th century B.C. Grapes are harvested strictly by hand, selecting the bunches carefully and subjecting them to a traditional maceration of 10-12 days on the skins, fermenting the must at a controlled temperature with pumping-over and delestage. Alcoholic fermentation is followed by malolactic fermentation. The wine is aged for 6 months in French oak barriques. Deep ruby red with an intense, broad bouquet containing ripe fruit, pepper, tobacco and walnut, with ethereal notes. Velvety, full and harmonious in the mouth.

Features

Brand

Villa Mottura

Wine

Negroamaro Rosso

Calssification

IGT

Area of production

Salento

Soil

Calcareous and clayey

Training system

Head-trained and vertical-trellised

Yield in quintals per hectare

90

Grapes

Negroamaro

Climate

Fairly mild winters, very dry springs and summers

Harvesting

By hand when ripe, selecting grapes carefully

Winemaking technique

Traditional maceration for 10-12 days and fermentation of must under controlled temperature conditions, good use of delestage ad pumping over

Ageing

6 months of oak barrels

Refinement

2-3 months in the bottle

Colour

Intense ruby red

Aroma

Intense, broad, containing ripe fruit, pepper, tobacco and walnut, slightly ethereal

Taste

Velvety, full bodied and harmonious

Recommended with

Red meats, roasts, wild game, aged cheeses

Serving temperature

18° C

Recommended glass

Gran Cru

Keep for

Constant temperature 18 °C, humidity 75%, controlled light, horizontal bottle