Wine Li Veli, "Masseria Li Veli", Salento IGT, 2016, 1.5 L
Wine red ruby color.
Taste wine multifaceted and complex, warm and velvety. Rich fruity bouquet is filled with light sweetness and rounded tannins. The finish is very long and harmonious.
The distinctive aroma of the wine is filled with notes of underbrush, wild berries, cherry jam, vanilla, cinnamon spice, tobacco and light balsamic undertones.
Wine is perfect for dishes of stewed and roasted meat (red, white), to parmesan and fresh cheese, as well as the game.
Wine "Masseria Li Veli" is made from grapes Negramaro (60%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (40%). Location of the vineyards - the zone of San Marco. Exposure - Southwest. Soil: clay with limestone. The average age of the vines is 12 years. Planting density of about 5120 vines per hectare. Harvested by hand between the last week of September and beginning of October. After collecting the berries are moving carefully and sent to the press. Fermentation takes place at controlled temperature (27 ° -31 ° C) to preserve as much as possible the original aromatic qualities of the fruit. Once the alcoholic fermentation is finished, the wine goes to French oak barrels, where the malolactic fermentation. Excerpt held for 18 months in 225-liter barrels. Wine storage capacity of 20 or more years.
In 1999, the family Fulvia (Falvo), they have had more than 40 years of experience in the wine business, has acquired land in Puglia, a region with an ancient history and winemaking traditions cult. Li Veli is located in an area Messapian in the fertile plains in the sunny Salento. Li Veli company nearly a century ago founded the Marquis Antonio de Viti de Marco (1858-1943) - the world-famous Italian economist and university professor, member of the Radical Party of Italy. Today, beautifully restored and well-kept area of the estate covers an area of 33 hectares, including a vineyard, offices, wineries, cellars.