This wine is produced with grapes from three vineyards located in an area named Camarda. We think of them as three old sisters (Le Camarde is the plural noun of Camarda) reliably giving us great wines every year. When young it is a dense ruby-red wine with a complex nose with hints of potpourri and dried flowers. Coffee and dark chocolate on the palate with a long finish supported by silky tannins.
DIECIANNI PRIMITIVO SALENTO IGT 2021
All grape varieties have their own story and primitivo is no exception: from Gioia del Colle it travelled to Manduria and then to Guagnano. Each Primitivo has different characteristics: DieciAnni Primitivo is an elegant and opulent wine. It has a dense red colour with intense violet tints. Voluptuous and persistent on the nose with a penetrating and intriguing perfume of violet. Soft tannins enhance the hints of liquorice, black cherry and plum.
PRODUCTION AREA AND HARVEST TIME
North Salento – hand harvest during the first 10 days of September.
AT THE WINERY
The grapes macerate for 1 week in some stainless-steel tanks at 26-28°C. The resulting wine is aged for 3 months in French oak barrels.
Ready-to-drink wine or to be kept for at least 4/5 years.
SERVING TEMPERATURE – FOOD MATCHINGS
18°C – Pork shin; baked goatling with Cardoncelli mushrooms; primitivo braised beef.
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