A Passo Lento

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Denomination: A Passo Lento
Wine Classification: IGP SALENTO ROSSO (Red)
Production Area: Leverano (Lecce)
Grape: 70% Negroamaro – 30% Syrah
Alcohol by volume: 14% vol.
Soil: alluvial origin, medium texture with areas tending to calcareous
Yield: 80 tons of grapes
Training method: “sapling” and spurred cordon
Vineyard density:5000-6000 plants for ha
Vinification:The Syrah and Negroamaro grapes are harvested after a drying period on the plant, of at least two weeks (late harvest), which determines a concentration of sugar content and a greater aromatic complexity. After a careful selection of the grapes, they are destemmed; the must ferments in steel tanks for 10-12 days at a controlled temperature of 23-24 ° C. The alcoholic and malolactic fermentation takes place in steel, the aging in oak barrels French for at least 6-8 months
Ageing: 4 and more years depending on the harvest


Color: intense purple red
Bouquet: intense with hints of ripe fruit and carob tree
Taste: soft and harmonious with sweet tannins
Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
Pairing: roast red meats, bushmeat and aged cheeses

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