Leverano Rosso

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Denomination: Leverano
Wine Classification: DOP LEVERANO ROSSO (Red)
Production Area: Leverano (Lecce)
Grape: 85% Negroamaro15% Malvasia Nera
Alcohol by volume: 13,00% vol.
Soil: alluvial origin soil, mixed (sand, silt and clay), with calcareous zones
Yield: 9 tons of grapes per ha
Training method: “sapling” and spurred cordon
Densiti: 4500-5000 plants for ha
Vinification: after the de-stemming process, grapes are left to soak in contact with the skins for 6-7 days at a controlled temperature of 25-26°. After the alcoholic and malolactic fermentations the wine ages in steel tanks until the bottling process
Ageing: 3 years or more depending on the harvest


Color: ruby red with garnet highlights
Bouquet: vinous, intense, generous and lingering
Taste: warm and velvety with a pleasantly bitter aftertaste
Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
Pairing:  first courses with meat sauce, roast meat, bushmeat bird and aged cheese

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