Wine Li Veli, Masseria Li Veli, Salento IGT 2008
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Reviews of purchase Li Veli, Masseria Li Veli, Salento IGT 2008
The color of wine is fascinating for its depth and ruby-red tints.
Taste wine multifaceted and complex. The wine is smooth, warm and velvety. Rich fruity bouquet with a slight sweetness. The finish is very long and harmonious.
Powerful aroma of the wine, rich with nuances of undergrowth, black fruit, which is rapidly developing in vanilla, spice, tobacco and balsamic motives.
Wine perfectly suited to dishes of stewed and roasted meat (red, white), cheeses, game.
Masseria Li Veli wine is made from grapes Negroamaro (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.
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.