Wine Feudo Monaci, Primitivo, Salento IGT, 2015
Deep red wine.
At the same time soft and rich taste of wine with elegant fruit motifs, decorated with velvety tannins and a long finish.
Intense and vivid flavor of the wine is fragrant notes of ripe grapes, pepper and spices.
The wine goes well with grilled or braised red meats, game and mature cheeses.
Red dry wine "Primitivo", 2013 from the first minute dating charms elegant fruity-spicy aroma and rich, harmonious taste with a long elegant finish. It is produced by the local Primitivo grapes, which 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 for 10 days. Secondary malolactic fermentation and aging of new wine take place in stainless steel tanks until June.
Primitivo grapes, gave its name to the guilt, is a dark-skinned variety, widely used for the production of Italian winemakers as semi-dry and sweet red wines. Deep color, expressive aroma, intense flavor, with velvety tannins and high alcohol content, make wine "Primitivo" recognizable and very popular. This early-ripening grapes grow on dry clay-limestone soils of the region of Puglia and forced to delve back into the ground in search of water, which leads to low yields and the maturation of a very fragrant berries with concentrated fruit flavors. Used in the early 1990s, mainly as part of blends, now this sort of experiencing a rebirth, and wines from this historic grape became the flagship wines of southern Italy.
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 Monac i 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.