Wine Li Veli Primonero, Salento IGT 2008
Reviews of purchase Li Veli Primonero, Salento IGT 2008
The color of wine a deep ruby red with purple tints.
Wine with well-balanced sweetness and acidity. The taste is soft and rich, with a lingering aftertaste and sweetish tannins.
Wine aroma and delicate at the same time, rich. Leading variations - fresh fruit and excellent floral bouquet.
Wine is recommended for meat dishes and pasta.
Location of the vineyards: the zone of San Marco. Exposure - Southwest. Soil: clay with limestone. The average age is 10 years old vines. Stocking density - 5120 vines per hectare. Harvest time - the last week of August and beginning of September for Primitivo, and the last two weeks of September for Negroamaro. All berries are picked by hand, after which the grapes immediately moved and sent to the press. Fermentation takes place under strict temperature control (27 ° -31 ° C) to preserve the color, flavor and fruity taste of berries. After alcoholic fermentation, the wine poured in French oak barrels, where the process of malolactic fermentation. The final stage - the wine is bottled in 225-liter barrels where it is aged for 4 months.
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.