PRODUCTION AREA Municipality of Andria in the area D.O.C. Castel del Monte. VARIETY 100% Nero di Troia small berry result of clonal selection in the 90s made by Rivera in their vineyards. VINEYARDS Vigneto contrada Tafuri reared in a cordon spur with a density of 4800 trees per hectare on land calcareous tufa-deep at 250 meters above sea level. The yield is 50-60 quintals of grapes per hectare. WINEMAKING The harvest takes place between the last week of October and the first of November. Maceration in steel tanks is prolonged to 20 days in order to obtain maximum extraction of flavorings and colorings. Delestage, pumping and careful micro-oxygenation can soften the imposing tannic support. AGING At the end of fermentation, the wine is transferred into new barrels of French oak where he remained for 14 months and where there is the malolactic fermentation. Not filtered or chilled, the wine is aged for 9 months in bottle prior to marketing. DATA ANALYSIS Alcohol 13.5%, total acidity 5.70 g / l, pH 3.45; residual sugar 2 g / l; extract 34 g / l; S02 total 85 mg / l. TASTING NOTES Intense purplish red and impenetrable, intense and fresh aroma of black fruit, violets and star anise in the mouth speaks with great density and body, along with a palate of spicy black fruit, tannins presents the final thick but soft. GASTRONOMIC The great density and intensity of this wine, combined with its modern, make it suitable for foods rich in flavors and with a good set of fat such as large roasts of red meat, the wild hair, meat-based sauces strong and mature cheese. Serve at 18 ° -20 ° C after appropriate oxygenation. STORAGE Thanks to its large structure, if stored correctly Puer Apuliae can successfully evolve in bottle for 12-15 years. .. . Menu Home Company Territory Wines Range The Cru Puer Apuliae Blade Corvo The Falcone Cappellaccio The Vines Autochthonous the Castel del Monte The Classics Castel del Monte The Classics Pugliesi The Specialty Awards Print News Location

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