Le Carrare Primitivo Puglia IGP
A precious wine with quality; its bouquet is rich and complex, with peasant ripened fruits hints that always manages to be pleasant and drinkable.
Full-bodied, rounded and harmonious on the palate with balanced tannins and a remarkably persistent finale. Is considered one of the best wines suitable with grilled meat, greasy and oily dishes.
Classification: Primitivo Puglia Indicazione Geografica Protetta.
Grapes: Primitivo single variety.
Production area: in the fields near Ruvo di Puglia on the calcareous hills of Alta Murgia.
System: Cordon spur with a density of 5,000 vines per hectare.
Harvesting: The first half of September.
Vinification: The grapes are harvested manually, immediately taken to the winery for selection of the finest bunches and subsequent destemming and crushing. Then comes the fermentative maceration stage for 8/10 days at 25° C in steel containers. After soft pressed, the wine into stainless steel tanks start the malolactic fermentation. Followed a short period of aging in steel and bottle before being sold.
Organoleptic characteristics: A deep, impenetrable ruby red colour introduces an intense aroma that reveals the own tipical variety.
Fruity Bouquet of plum and cherry liqueur, blueberry jam with delicate notes of spice and incredible scents of the Mediterranean scrub.
The palate is well-structured with soft, ripe tannins, full bodied and pleasantly drinkable.
Food pairing: perfect with grilled meat, pulled pork, lamb, ribs with bbq sauce, brisket, baked lasagna or pot roast
Serving temperature: 18 C°
Residual sugar 8,10 g.l.
Total acidity 5,6 g.l.