Salice Salentino Riserva

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Denomination: Salice Salentino Riserva
Wine Classification: DOP SALICE SALENTINO ROSSO (Red)
Production area: Salice Salentino and Veglie (Lecce)
Grape: 85% Negroamaro15% Malvasia Nera
Alcohol by volume: 13,50% vol.
Soil: calcareous clay with areas prone to
Yield: 7 to 8 tons of grapes
Training system: “sapling” and spurred cordon
Vineyard density: 5000 plants for ha
Vinification: dafter 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 7-8 days at a controlled temperature of 24-26°. After the alcoholic and malolactic fermentations the wine ages at least 6 months in French barriques
Ageing: 3 years or more depending on the harvest; it’s a red wine with an high ageing potential


Color: garnet red
Bouquet: intense aromas with hints of blackberry and sweet notes of cocoa and vanilla
Taste: well balanced, rich in body and structure
Serving temperature: 18° C
Pairing: Recommended with roasts, red meats and bushmeat

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