Susumaniello, the most typical variety of the Brindisi area, in purity. It matures only in stainless steel vats allowing the primary flavours to fully express themselves. It enchants with simplicity through its fruity and spicy flavours.
VINEYARDS LOCATION Jaddico-Giancòla, Brindisi
ALTITUDE OF VINEYARDS At sea level
SOIL CHARACTERISTICS Sandy
TRAINING SYSTEM Spurred cordon
VINES PER HECTARE 6.000
YEARPER IMPIANT 2004
YIELDS PER HECTARE 7 tons
HARVEST Manual, during the first days of October
FERMENTATION Between 22-24°C in steel tanks
MACERATION 10 days at controlled temperature
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION Completely carried out
AGEING 10 months in steel tanks; minimum 2 months in bottle
ALCOHOL LEVEL 13% vol.
ANALYSIS pH 3,65 · total acidity 6,00 g/l
VINTAGES 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
COLOUR Intense ruby red with purple tinges.
BOUQUET Fragrant fresh notes of red fruit: cherries, pomegranate, raspberries and mature plums.
TASTE Sapid, mineral and round, with pleasantly soft tannins.
FOOD MATCHES It goes well with savoury dishes such as stuffed aubergines and peppers, orecchiette with tomato sauce, risotto with porcini mushrooms. It pairs well with cold cuts, semi-cured cheeses and grilled meats.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 15-18 °C
GLASS Medium size goblet