Color: ruby-red with burgundy flashes
Area of production: Salento – Puglia
Cultivation: Low tree-like vines
Grape variety used: 100% Primitivo
Climate: Mild winters with very dry springs and summers
Harvest: Manual harvest when grapes are fully ripe
Wine making: Traditional soaking for 30 - 45 days followed by fermentation of the must at controlled temperature.
Ageing: 1 year in American barrels and 1 year in bottles
Bouquet: Very typical and delicate
Alcoholic strength: 14.5% vol.
Recommendation: Very suitable with roasts, red meat and game
Recommended temperature: 18°C
Description:The Apollonio Primitivo Terragnolo is garnet red with a dark core, rich nose of dark red berries and black cherry, vanilla and subtle tobacco notes.On the palate, fruity, well defined, full-bodied and lingering finish with hints of dark chocolate. 100% Primitivo, aged 12 months in barrique + 12 months in bottles.
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