Wine Vigne E Vini, "Papale" Primitivo di Manduria DOP, 2014
Wine of deep ruby red color with purple highlights.
The taste of wine is rounded, smooth, spicy and fruity, with good structure and ripe tannins. The finish is long, fragrant.
Wine attracts intense aroma of fruit jam, black currant, blackberry, cherry, cocoa and licorice.
The wine goes well with braised or grilled red meats, soups, stews, steamed vegetables, pizza, pasta, meat sauce underneath, mature cheeses.
"Papale" Primitivo di Manduria DOC, 2012 - elegant red wine, which will certainly find its fans with intense fruit and berry aromas and rounded, well-balanced taste. This soft wine favorably accentuate the taste of traditional Italian dishes, steamed vegetables and mature cheeses.
Wine "Papale", which translated from Italian means "Papal", devoted to the election and the election of the three contenders for the supreme post of the Catholic Church Pope Benedict XIII, held in 1724. Pope himself was originally from Puglia, and if possible always preferred quality wine with "their" native land.
Used for the production of wine grapes Primitivo grown in the southern province of Taranto, near the Ionian Sea. Old vines produce low yields, on average 6000-7000 kg per hectare, but of excellent quality. The grapes are harvested by hand in the first ten days of September. After soft pressing carried wort fermentation and maceration under controlled temperature 26-28 ° C. Extract of wine in 225 liter oak barrels lasts at least 8 months. Storage capacity, "Papale" Primitivo di Manduria is 5-7 years.
The company's philosophy is to create wines with elegant taste and strong character, in accordance with the ancient traditions of winemaking and in tandem with the latest production technologies. Wine farm fully express the characteristics of each vineyard microclimate and Puglia. Mr. Varvalone and the team of winemakers carefully monitor the process of wine making, from the growing and harvesting of grapes and ending with bottling. The company focuses on the cultivation of both local grape varieties such as Primitivo, Malvasia, Negromaro, Aglianico and international varieties. At present, the farm owns vineyards with a total area of 160 hectares, and controls over 1,500 hectares of plantations in the south of Italy. The favorable climate and fertile soil of the region for growing excellent yields of high quality.
In 2011, Vigne e Vini celebrated its 90th anniversary and launched a prestigious wines called "Papale". Testament to the popularity and consistently high quality wines are the numerous awards won at international competitions and tastings.