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Wine Castello Monaci, "Piluna" Primitivo, Salento IGT, 2008

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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine is dark crimson color with a purple tint.

Taste

Mellow taste of wine filled with tones of ripe red berries with a hint of cherry dominant. The finish is reminiscent of dark berries jam with hints of licorice.

Aroma

The wine has a rich aroma with notes of ripe fruit, pepper and vanilla. Also there is a slight hint of cherries and liquorice.

Gastronomy

The wine will be excellent addition to the dishes, grilled, roasted or stewed meat, aged cheeses, beef, steak and barbecue.

Interesting Facts

Wines from Primitivo grapes are smooth, soft and rich fruit aroma. "Piluna" is one of the best wines in terms of price and quality in Italy. It captured the nuances of taste of ripe fruit, and in the same time, there remains the traditional Primitivo soft taste. The grapes for "Piluna" grown on clay soils with the presence of dry limestone. The average yield of 70 quintals of grapes per hectare. Harvested by hand, at dawn, before nine o'clock in the morning until the temperature of the air in Puglia has not yet risen and the air blows cool. Matseraiya occurs at a strictly controlled temperature conditions for two weeks. Part of the wine is aged for 6 months in French oak barrels, the rest is stored in stainless steel tanks. Optimal shelf life of wines in a horizontal position in a cool, dark place 4-5 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. In possession of Castello Monichche includes 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.

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