Wine Feudo Monaci, Primitivo, Salento IGT, 2011
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Reviews of purchase Feudo Monaci, Primitivo, Salento IGT, 2011
The wine is dark red in color.
The wine has a lively, rich and balanced taste with a velvety texture and firm tannins.
Intense and pleasant aroma of wine is filled with notes of ripe dark grapes.
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.
Castello Monachil is 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.