Name: Salice Salentino Rosato
Classification: DOP SALICE SALENTINO ROSATO (rosé)
Production Area: area of Salice Salentino (Lecce)
Grape Varieties: 100% Negroamaro
Alcohol content: 13,50% vol.
Soil: alluvial origin soil with calcareous zones
Yield: 9 tons of grapes per ha
Training method: Goblet and Cordon spur
Density : 4500-5000 plants per ha
Vinification: after the harvest, very early in the morning, red grapes are de-stemmed and the must is left to soak in contact with the skins for 12-18 hours at a temperature of 8-10°C in order to obtain the best aromas extraction. After the extraction of the first juice, the alcoholic fermentation starts at a controlled temperature of 16-17°.
Ageing: to drink young
Color: coral pink
Bouquet: delicate with slightly fruity
Taste: fresh and tangy with hints of red fruits and raspberry
Serving Temperature: 8-10°C
Pairing: an ideal companion to all kinds of meals, to first courses with tomato sauce, white meat, fish soup and roast prawns