Appearance: A luminous ruby red.Bouquet: Fruity aromas of bottled cherries, and spicy notes of vanilla and cinnamon, sage and mint, and tobacco leaf.Palate: Velvet smooth and full-flavoured, with generous tannins.
Wine Maker Notes
The uva or nero di Troia grape is one of Puglia’s oldest and most noble varieties. Used in decades past as a blending grape, it has recently become a star on its own as a monovarietal wine, exhibiting aromas and flavours of previously unsuspected richness and complexity.Our nero di Troia is grown in the Minervino Murge area, in a naturally low-yield 25-year-old vineyard trained to spurred cordon. It yields a wine that consistently stands out for its elegance and personality; it boasts dense, fine-grained tannins and ease of pairing with food. A wine for wine-lovers.
Grape: 100% uva di Troia.Denomination: Murgia Rosso IGP.Vineyard yield: 70 q/ha.Fermentation: Ten day fermentation on the skins at 26°-28° C.Malolactic fermentation: Complete.Maturation: In temperature-controlled stainless steel for 20 months, then 6 months in bottle.Alcohol: 13.50% Vol.Analytical data: TA 5.60 - pH 3.62.
Charcuterie, medium-aged cheeses, barbecued lamb, wild game.