Mottura vini del Salento
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Primitivo del Salento

Made in the middle of the Salento peninsula from grapes of primitivo. The grapes are harvested by hand when ripe, selecting the bunches carefully. Fermenting the must at a controlled temperature. The wine is aged for 6 months in French oak barriques. Deep ruby red and bright. Intense aroma of ripe red fruit, cherry, mulberry, bluberry, vanilla and aromatic herbs.

Features

Brand

Villa Mottura

Wine

Primitivo del Salento Rosso

Classification

I.G.T.

Area of production

Salento

Soil

Calcareous and clayey

Training system

Espallier

Yield in quintals per hectare

100

Grapes

Primitivo

Climate

Fairly mild winters, very dry springs and summers

Harvest

By hand when ripe, selecting grapes carefully

Wine-making technique

Traditional maceration for 8-10 days and fermentation of must under controlled temperature conditions (20°) ever-using delestage and pumping over. Malolactic fermentation totally developed

Ageing

6 months of oak barrels

Refinement

2-3 months in the bottle

Colour

Deep ruby red, bright and intense

Aroma

Intense aroma of ripe red fruit, cherry, mulberry, bluberry, vanilla and aromatic herbs

Taste

Strong personality and long persistency, enjoyable tannins

Alcohol content

13%vol

Recommended with

Red meats, roasts, aged cheeses

Serving temperature

18-20° C

Recommended glass

Large tulip-shaped wine glass

Storage

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