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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% by vol.
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: 16-18 °C / 61-64 °F.