Classificazione del vino: IGP SALENTO ROSSO (sweet red wine)
Wine Classification: Leverano (Lecce)
Grape: 100% Malvasia nera
Alcohol by volume: 13,50% vol.
Soil: alluvial origin soil, mixed (sand, silt and clay), deep, with calcareous zones
Yield: 7 tons of grapes per ha
Training method: “sapling”
Vineyard density: 4500-5000 plants for 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 4-5 days at a controlled temperature of 22-24°. The alcoholic fermentation in stopped at the best moment, in order to maintain the residual sugar.
Ageing: 1-2 years according to harvest
Color: ruby red with orangey highlight
Bouquet: delicate, fruity with hints of prunes
Taste: pleasantly sweet, soft and full-bodied
Serving temperature: 14-16 °C
Pairing: it’s a dessert wine, very good with dry confectionery