Denomination: Barocco Reale – barricade
Wine Classification: Primitivo IGP SALENTO ROSSO (Red)
Production Area: Leverano (Lecce)
Grape: 100% Primitivo
Alcohol by volume: 14,50% vol.
Soil: of alluvial origin, deep, of medium texture with areas tending to calcareous.
Yield: 70 tons of grapes
Training system: “sapling” and spurred cordon
Vineyard density: 5000-6000 plants for ha
Vinification: After a careful selection of the best bunches, they are destemmed. The must ferments in steel tanks for 10-12 days at a controlled temperature of 24-26°C. At the end of fermentation, the wine remains in oak barrels French for at least 12 months
Ageing: 4 and more years depending on the harvest
Color: dark purple red
Bouquet: intense with hints of ripe red fruits
Taste: warm, robust and slightly soft
Serving temperature: 16-18 °C
Pairing: roast red meats, bushmeat and aged cheeses