Senatore (2015)

Primitivo wine D.O.C. Gioia del Colle

Primitivo wine Senatore D.O.C. is dedicated to Antonio Michele Coppi, former Senator of the Italian republic, visionary founder of the winery as well as the Coppi winemaker, who loves and deeply understandsthe territory of the “Murgia dei Trulli”, of which this variety is one of its most noblest expressions.

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Alcohol content: 13,5%

Best Award: SENATOR Primitivo Gioia del Colle D.O.C. 2008 Two glasses in Italian Wines of Gambero Rosso 2016

Grape variety: Primitivo 100%
Vineyards location: Marchione district, Conversano (BA), Apulia – Italy
Training system: sapling
Yields per plant: 1-4 kg approx
Planting year: 1990
Harvest: handpicked grapes from family vineyards, in the first ten days of September
Vinification: grapes are carefully selected in the cellar, then crushed and de-stemmed and then kept in steel tanks. Fermentation of the skins enables the extraction of all their valuable substances; fruity polyphenols and tannins. Each step takes place at a controlled temperature. Once the skins are separated, the wine goes into steel silos
Ageing: slowly in 50 hl Slavonian oak barrels, preferably already flavoured by other wines, for a period of about 12 months