Wine Feudo Monaci, Primitivo, Salento IGT, 2010
Wine raspberry-red color.
The wine has a concentrated, mild flavor with good structure and an elegant long finish with hints of ripe black fruit and licorice.
Rich aroma of wine filled with notes of ripe dark grapes, cherries, pepper, vanilla and Mediterranean spices.
Wine perfectly suited to the hot flavored dishes, grilled red meats, game and mature cheeses.
Grapes for wine "Primitivo", which belongs to the line "Feudo Monachil", grown on deep dry clay soils with the presence of calcareous tufa. Primitivo berries are harvested by hand at the end of August and immediately delivered to the winery for a soft pressing. Vinification carried out at a controlled temperature with a 10-day maceration and frequent pumping of the wort. Secondary malolactic fermentation and aging of new wine take place in stainless steel tanks until June. Storage capacity of wine is 5 years.
Possession Castello Monachil are located in the region of Puglia, Salento. Wines Castello Monachil, generated from a unique, local, traditional Southern Italian grape varieties Primitivo, Negroamaro, Malvasia Nera, no doubt, are the standard of the area. The winery produces two lines of wines: "Castello Monachil" and "Feudo Monachil."
In possession of Castello Monaci include the summer palace of the XVI century, when something is in the possession of the monks, carefully maintaining a long tradition of winemaking, basements, more than 350 hectares of vineyards, additional acreage for experimental plantings of white grapes near Brindisi on the Adriatic coast.
Region Puglia - the most sunny in Italy, and only the nearby Mediterranean Sea provides constant cooling for offshore wind. This unique climate makes it possible to grow grapes, characterized by sophistication and balanced fruitiness. Currently, the ownership of the Castello Monachil belongs Technical Director Andrea Leonardi, who oversees the winemaking process.