Saturnino, single variety Negroamaro rosé, is a marine and mineral wine. It admirably combines intense fruity flavours with a remarkable freshness.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • Classification Rosè · IGT Salento

  • Grape variety Negroamaro

  • Alcohol level 12,5% vol.

  • Analysis pH 3,28 · total acidity 6,00 g/l

  • Vineyards location Jaddico-Giancòla, Brindisi

  • Altitude of vineyards sea level

  • Soil characteristics Sandy

  • Year per impiant 1996

  • Training system Spurred cordon

  • Vines per hectare 3.800

  • Yields per hectare 8,5 tons

  • Harvest manual, third decade of September

  • Fermentation Between 16-18°C in steel tanks

  • Malolatic fermentation Not carried out

  • Ageing 5 months in steel tanks; 2 months in the bottle

  • Vintages 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Production vintage 40.000 bottles

  • Serving temperature 8-10 °C

  • Glass medium size goblets

TASTING NOTES

  • Colour Clear, intense and brilliant pink.

  • Bouquet Fragrant and fresh notes of violets, cherry and rose meet scents of pomegranate, raspberry and strawberry.

  • Taste Sapid, marine, mineral and round characteristics combine perfectly with a mouth- filling flavour.

  • Characteristics A dynamic and lively wine with a light and fine structure, it enchants for its harmony, its persistence and well- balanced elegance.

  • Food matches Versatile and enticing, it prefers tasty dishes such as stuffed aubergines, spaghetti with sea-urchins, seafood lasagne, risotto with porcini mushrooms. Very nice with focaccia from Puglia.