Denomination: Fiore d’autunno
Wine Classification: IGP – SALENTO – ROSSO NOVELLO (new red wine)
Production Area: Leverano (Lecce)
Grape: 100% Negroamaro
Alcohol by volume: 13,00% vol.
Soil: sand, silt and clay
Yield: 8 tons of grapes for ha
Training method: “sapling” and spurred cordon
Vineyard density: 4500-5000 plants for ha
Vinification: the most important vinification process for this kind of wine is the Carbonic Maceration, according to whole uncrushed grapes are put into a tank filled with carbon dioxide.
Ageing: to drink before spring for enjoying its fruity flavor
Color: ruby red, with violet highlights
Bouquet: intense with distinctive hints of the carbonic maceration
Taste: generous, harmonious, rounded without the ruggedness of young wines
Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
Pairing: autumn dishes such as mushrooms, chestnuts and lamb