Name: 50 Anniversario
Classification: IGP SALENTO ROSSO (red).
Production Area: Leverano (Le)
Grape Varieties: 50% Negroamaro, 50% Sirah.
Alchoolic content: 13,50 by vol.
Soil: alluvial origin soil, mixed deep (sand, silt and clay) with calcareous zones
Yield: 8 -9 tons of grapes per Ha
Training method: Goblet and Cordon spur
Vineyard density: 4500-5000 plants per ha
Vinification: after a deep selection of the grapes, they are passed through a de-stemmer (no crushing). The must is left to soak in contact with the skins for 8-10 days at a controlled temperature of 24-26°. Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation occur in steel vats, before the ageing in barriques for 12 months.
Ageing: 3 years or more depending on the grape harvest; it’s a red wine with ageing potential.
Color: intense ruby red
Bouquet: full-bodied and persistent, with hints of cherries and vanilla
Taste: full, round with soft and balanced tannins
Serving temperature: 16-18 C°
Pairing: grilled red meat, game and aged cheese