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CAPO ZAFFERANO Premium - Primitivo di Manduria

CAPO ZAFFERANO Premium - Primitivo di Manduria - Primitivo, Puglia, ITALY

Intense deep red color, almost impenetrable. On the nose recalls red-berried fruits with hints of vanilla, toasted notes and spices which give complexity to the bouquet. The great tannic structure is perfectly balanced on the palate and in aftertasting as well.

CULINARY SUGGESTIONS:
Great wine for roasted and grilled meats. Ideal with game dishes. Excellent with mature hard cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C.

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VINEYARD

The soil in these areas has a historic vocation for growing the autochthonous vines of Puglia, rich in iron giving it a characteristic reddish colour. Clayey and limey layers contribute to abundant harvests and wines rich in extracts, concentrates and body.

Wine facts

Total Production:

250000

Winemakers:

Mariano Giretti

Producer:

Progetti Agricoli

Variant:

750ml

Average Age of Vines:

30 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

100 metres

Density:

4000 plants/hectars

Sustainably Farmed:

Yes

Harvest Method:

Manual

Fermentation and Maceration:

Vinification is carried out using the traditional “submerged cap” system, carefully controlled in order to extract delicate tannins and varietal fruit characteristics.

Malolactic Fermentation:

Yes

Aging:

Aging period of 9 months in barrels made of selected varieties of French and American wood, where the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation. After that follows refining in bottles.

Alcohol:

14.5%

Vintage:

2018

Country:

ITALY

Region:

Puglia

SKU:

IT142

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