Wine Li Veli, "Primonero", Salento IGT, 2013
Reviews of purchase Li Veli, "Primonero", Salento IGT, 2013
Wine matte dark ruby color with a purple hue.
Taste wine medium density, with soft, sweet shades of red fruits. It is characterized by bright acidity, tannins flexible and long finish with hints of dried fruit.
Intense, fresh aroma of wine invites you to enjoy floral tones, shades of fresh strawberries, plums, red cherries. When oxygen enrichment of wine in it the spicy notes of tomato leaves, tea, figs, prunes and almonds.
Wine is recommended for meat dishes and pasta.
Salento has always been a great wine-growing region in Italy and land crossing cultures. Wine "Primonero" was born in the heart of the land of its most representative and noble grape varieties: Negroamaro (50%), the name of which twice emphasizes the dark color of the fruit ("negro" from the Latin "black" and "amauros" from the Greek word "dark ") and primitives (50%). In this region, all, including wine, is permeated plexus and the intersection of two powerful cultures - ancient Greeks and Romans, which gives the region a special mystique.
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 Falvj, 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.