DOC BRINDISI RISERVA
Negroamaro 80%, Susumaniello 20%
The personality of Negroamaro, with the elegance of Susumaniello. The ancient wine from Brindisi, with the Riserva appellation, aged both in oak barrels and in the bottle.
VINEYARDS LOCATION Jaddico-Giancòla, Brindisi
ALTITUDE OF VINEYARDS Sea level
SOIL CHARACTERISTICS Sandy
TRAINING SYSTEM Spurred cordon
VINES PER HECTARE 4.000
YEARPER IMPIANT 1992
YIELDS PER HECTARE 6 tons
HARVEST Manual, end of September
FERMENTATION Between 22-24°C in steel tanks
MACERATION 18 days at controlled temperature
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION Totally carried out
AGEING 14 months in steel tanks, 8-9 months in French oak barriques; minimum 3 months in the bottle
ALCOHOL LEVEL 14,5% vol.
ANALYSIS pH 3,60 · total acidity 6,50 g/l
VINTAGES 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
COLOUR Intense and bright garnet.
BOUQUET Complex and of great impact, clear and charming, it shows fragra\nt and clean notes that remind of cherries in brandy, chocolate and black pepper, plums along with leather, tobacco and clove aromas.
TASTE Juicy and vibrant, pleasant to drink, it combines perfectly acidity, smoothness and tannins.
FOOD MATCHES Try it with “pappardelle” in game sauce, gnocchi with black truffle and porcini mushrooms, “orecchiette” in sausage sauce, braised beef, roe stew, tasty seasoned cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 16-18 °C
GLASS Ballon for important red wines