Visellio

Visellio

Variety
Primitivo

Estate of origin
Uggìo
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Visellio.
Intense and powerful Primitivo

Visellio is an intense and powerful monovarietal Primitivo with a strong extractive force. This award-winning cru aged in barrique, offers to the nose a rich bouquet of Mediterranean nuances, the palate is soft and lingering: a sip of Salento bottled and gifted to all who are passionate about this enchanted place. The name is tied to the history of this land and its age old traditions, it is an homage to the first owner of the ancient Roman fundus – now occupied by the vineyards of Tenute Rubino’s estates – who at the time established here the kilns used to fire the amphorae used to hold and export Apulian wine across the Mediterranean. In the past years, Visellio, has received many awards and much recognition from wine critics in Italy and abroad.

Estate Characteristics
Variety
Primitivo
Estate of origin
Uggìo
Altitude
100 m above sea level
Soil Characteristics
Stoney, medium consistency
Training system
Spurred cordon
Vinification
Fermentation
Between 22-24°C in steel tanks
Maceration
18 days at controlled temperature
Ageing
5-6 months in steel tanks; 8 months in French oak barrique, minimum 12 months in the bottle
Food pairings
Best served with tasty, structured dishes such as stuffed aubergine rolls, lasagne and hare stew. Seasoned and tasty cheeses are a very good match too.