AKA Primitivo Rosato Salento IGT 2017
About Produttori di Manduria
Produttori di Manduria is the oldest active wine cooperative in Puglia: it was first established in 1928 as “Federazione Vini di Manduria” and then converted in to a cooperative in 1932 as “Consorzio Vini e Mosti di Manduria”. Despite being in one of the major wine producing Regions in Italy (Puglia usually ranks 2nd or 3rd in the national ranking in terms of wine produced), Produttori di Manduria is structured and operates like an Alto Adige cooperative, with 400 ...virginia, New York, New Jersey, California
100% Primitivo from young estate vineyards in Manduria. After a soft pressing the juice remains in contact with the skins for 8-12 hours, and is then fermented in temp-controlled stainless steel tanks. After a brief aging in bottle, the wine is released in December/January.
Puglia boasts the oldest tradition in producing Rosato wines in Italy, and it is considered a pioneer in this category. Rosato wines are enjoyed all-year around in Puglia, and are part of the local traditions as the wine of choice for many seafood dishes and for aperitivo.
Deep coral red in color, offering notes of fresh cherry and strawberries on the nose. Juicy and well-structured on the palate, with aromas of pomegranate and wild raspberries, it finished dry and well balanced, with a savory acidity. Ideal with raw or grilled seafood, it is also excellent alongside light pastas and salads. Serve chilled (50°– 53° F).