Don Antonio

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Alcohol content: 14,5%

Best Award: DON ANTONIO Primitivo IGT PUGLIA 1998 Gold Medal Diploma at the Pramaggiore National Competition DOC and DOCG 2004

Grape variety: Primitivo 100%
Vineyards location: Marchione district, Conversano (BA), Apulia – Italy
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