Alcohol content: 14°
Best Award: VANITOSO Primitivo Gioia del Colle D.O.C. 1999 Reserve:Special Gold Medal Diploma at Vinitaly International Competition 2006
Grape variety: Primitivo 100%
Vineyards location: Marchione district, Conversano (BA), Apulia – Italy
Training system: espalier
Yields per plant: 1-4 kg approx
Planting year: the original vineyard dated back to early 1900’s and was replanted in the 1990’s
Harvest: this family run vineyard, hand pick the grapes in the first half of September with strict attentio paid to the selection of the grapes on the vine.
Vinification: with the same attention grapes are carefully selected and re-checked before they are crushed and de-stemmed in the cellar, where they are kept in steel tanks to enable fermentation of the skins. The substances contained in the skins; fruity polyphenols and tannins, help create a journey in the glass. Each step takes place at a controlled temperature
Ageing: in 60 hectogram-litre oak casks for 18 months and in 225 litres pieces for 6 months.