Villa Schinosa Laghiglione Puglia Rosso 2015 (750ml/12)
About Villa Schinosa
Villa Schinosa is located outside the spectacular coastal town of Trani. The aristocratic Capece Minutulo family of Naples bears a true love for farming and winemaking. Today, they produce wines from the varieties typical of Southern Italy exclusively from their own grapes. Whites are grown predominantly in tufaceous limestone-based soils, while clay-rich soils are preferred for red varietals, with an average vine age of 20-25 years old. All farming is sustainable and without chemicals. At the ...New York, New Jersey, California, Massanois Imports
60% Primitivo with 40% Syrah grown on clay-rich calcareous soils, this red is harvested in mid-September and sees 15 days in fermentation, of which 8 days on the skins with punchdowns in stainless steel. After that, the wine spends 5-6 months while it completes malolactic fermentation in fiberglass-lined cement tanks. Finally, it is aged for one year in large 25HL Slavonian-oak barrels and used tonneaux before spending 3 months in bottle. Rich, full-bodied and lush, the wine features plum and black cherry with notes of chocolate, sandalwood and leather over smooth tannins.