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Producer: San MarzanoGrape Varieties: 100% Malvasia NeraOptimum Drinking: Within 6 yearsWine Style: Smooth full bodied redAlcohol by Volume: 13.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Italian
A ruby red, smooth, full-bodied wine with intense and complex bouquet with notes of red fruit and spices. A long ending.
In 1962, 19 vine growers from San Marzano, whose families had farmed the land for generations, combined their efforts to establish 'Cantine San Marzano'. Through the decades this coooperative has grown significantly, attracting over 1200 vine growers, using modern and technologically advanced plants and producing elegant wines without forgetting the obligation to the very old Apulian wine tradition. Nowadays the melding of time honoured tradition, passion and sensibility with contemporary techniques enables this winery to produce wines with distinctive varietals and regional characters, marvellously reflecting individual attention, seasonal variation and local terroir.
Vineyards of San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. The area is about 100 metres above sea level, with high average temperatures and medium-low rainfall.
The soft soil layer is clayey and quite thin, with a good presence of rocks.
Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days, followed by the alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts. Aged in French oak barrels for 6 months.
Malvasia Nera 100%
Red meat, roasted meat with roasted vegetables.
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