Don Antonio Wine Primitivo Apulia I.G.P.
It is the result of an experiment that the oenologist Senator Antonio Michele Coppi, founder of the Coppi Wines dynasty, carried out with its finest grapes. Amazing is the richness of its fruits, poured with the wine in the glass, warm, yet very soft and harmonious.
Grape variety: Primitivo 100%
Vineyards location: Marchione district, Conversano (BA), Apulia – Italy
Soil characteristics: limestone and clay hills
Training system: espalier
Yields per plant: 1-4 kg approx
Planting year: replanted in the 90’s, where there was already the vineyard from early 1900’s
Harvest: in the first half of September in the vineyards owned by the company, the grapes are hand-picked and put in crates after a careful selection process
Vinification: with an innovative technique that involves on the one hand the carbonic maceration for about 7-8 days,followed by malolactic fermentation in 100 hl barrels of Slavonian oak
Ageing: takes place in the same Slavonian oak barrels for six months, followed by at least one year, spent to rest in the bottle
Annual production: about 50,000 bottles
Serving temperature: 18 ° -20 ° C
Colour: purplish red, intense and brilliant
Bouquet: intense, persistent, fine, ripe red fruit, a clean perfume from which there is the spicy from the oak barrels and the grapes themselves
Palate: warm and yet greatly soft and harmonious, in which the tannin is effectively controlled, the acidity supports and is especially fresh and fragrant for its wonderful scent mole, savory, fairly full-bodied, very intense and persistent
Food pairings: great traditional Italian dishes such as lasagne, risotto with saffron Gualtiero Marchesi style, roasted turkey, Canadian cheddar cheese soup.
Cellaring: more than 10 years if provided a properly storage.
Bar Code: 8014825001595
Alcohol content: 14,50%
Best Award: DON ANTONIO Primitivo IGT PUGLIA 1998 Gold Medal Diploma at the Pramaggiore National Competition DOC and DOCG 2004