Primitivo Riserva

Red garnet in color. The nose is elengant with hints of ripe red fruit, such as cherry and blackberry. In the mouth is full-bodied, round and structured with persistent spicy notes and firm tannins.

Primitivo di Manduria DOC “”Riserva”” is an extraordinary wine with an outstanding concentration of colour, structure and aromas of ripe red fruit, as well as a spicy and rich finish given by the long aging in oak barrels.
Particularly appreciated for the high concentration and might of its grapes, its quality and its capability to age.
Produced only in the best vintages in small quantities, this is an authentic Italian Southern experience.

  • TYPE: Red wine
  • ORIGIN: Apulia. Wine district: Manduria
  • GRAPES: Primitivo
  • SENSATIONS: Red garnet in color. The nose is elengant with hints of ripe red fruit, such as cherry and blackberry. In the mouth is full-bodied, round and structured with persistent spicy notes and firm tannins.
  • VINIFICATION: "The grapes are harvested by hand to preserve the integrity of the berries, so that to carry out a long maceration on their own skins. Once the fermentation is over, the wine is racked off. Long aged in oak barrels."
  • ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,5 %

Vineyard

Soil
Type

Medium mixture-clay

Exposure
and Altitude

East – South-east, 200m above sea level

Training

Spurred cordon and Guyot

Planting
density

4300 plants per hectare

Tasting Recommendations

Food pairing
Stewed and grilled meats as well as game.

Cheese pairing
Can be matched with mature cheeses.

Glass
Bordeaux grand cru

Service temperature
16-18 °C

The awards

GUIDA LUCA MARONI 2020

98/99 Points

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