Punta Aquila is a single variety Primitivo aged in oak barrels. Its complex, intense taste will surprise with age and evolution.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • Classification Red · IGT Salento

  • Grape variety Primitivo

  • Alcohol level 14,5% vol.

  • Analysis pH 3,56 · total acidity 6,60 g/l

  • Vineyards location Punta Aquila, Brindisi

  • Altitude of vineyards 100 m above sea level

  • Soil characteristics Medium consistency

  • Training system Spurred cordon

  • Vines per hectare 6.000

  • Year per impiant 2000

  • Yields per hectare 7 tons

  • Harvest Manual, first days of September

  • Fermentation Between 22-24°C in steel tanks

  • Maceration 15 days at controlled temperature

  • Malolatic fermentation Totally carried out

  • Ageing 5 months in steel tanks, 4 months in 40 hl French wood tanks, 4-6 months in the bottle

  • Vintages 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

  • Production vintage 90.000 bottles

  • Serving temperature 16-18 °C

  • Glass red wine goblet

TASTING NOTES

  • Colour Dark ruby red.

  • Bouquet This full and enveloping wine shows ethereal, fragrant and rich notes. It displays scents and nuances of cherries in brandy, mulberry jam, blueberry and blackcurrant, humus, tobacco and ginger, black pepper and herbs.

  • Taste Dynamic, coherent and of strong impact, it shows fascinating mineral aromas that well combine with the powerful structure of the fruit, the acidity and the pleasant tannins.

  • Characteristics It’s a warm and complex wine with a ighty personality, generous and vibrant, intense and concentrated, surprising while ageing.

  • Food matches Perfect with bucatini in boar meat sauce, pappardelle in hare sauce, pork stew, tripe rolls, stuffed meat rolls with tomato sauce, and tuna stew with mint. Very good with medium-seasoned cheeses.