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A careful and strict selection of the grapes makes this Primitivo an important and unique wine and, at the same time, it strenghtens Alma’s deep connection with Puglia region and its most representative grape varietal.
Grape Varietals: 100% Primitivo
Vineyards: bush-trained in Sava, Salento
Average age of the vines: 30-40 years
Soil: chalky clay
Harvest Period: strictly manual, in the first 10 days of September
Vinification: maceration and fermentation for at least 20 days at a maximum temperature of 30°C. Daily pumping over. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. Aged 18 months in American Oak barrels
Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Residual Sugar: 7 grams per liter
Color: intense ruby red
Aroma: ripe plum, dark chocolate, coconut
Palate: very powerful on tannin, excellent concentration and fusion of extractive components. Very long and round persistence
Food Suggestions: grilled meat, game, aged cheeses
Serving Temperature: 16 °C / 60 °F