Wine Luccarelli, "Folle" Primitivo di Manduria DOP, 2012
Reviews of purchase Luccarelli, "Folle" Primitivo di Manduria DOP, 2012
The wine has a deep dark red color with purple highlights.
A generous, concentrated, mellow taste shows elegant tannins basis against which reveals red fruit and nuances of vanilla and cinnamon. In the long, seductive tones appear aftertaste hints of prunes and spices.
The wine has a fragrant, incredibly rich, seductive fragrance, which is dominated by shades of cherry. ripe plums, combined with spicy nuances of tobacco, leather and liquorice.
The wine will be a good complement to grilled meats, roast beef, stews, grilled vegetables, as well as mature cheeses.
Luccarelli, "Folle" Primitivo di Manduria DOP - well-structured, rich aromatic wine. It is created from a variety Primitivo grown in the Apulia region. Viticulture is occupied more than 2,000 years old, and the earth itself literally inspires oenologists to create wines of unsurpassed. Age used vines is 60-70 years. Within three weeks of the wort macerated in small oak barrels and then aged for a further 12 months before bottling.
Once the company oenologist Farnese, Philip pierdomenico baccalario to learn that one of the wineries of the company will soon be closed in the municipality of Sava because of the low yield areas, said: "It's crazy!" (Translated from the Italian - "folle"). Farm saved from liquidation, and available on its territory areas today are the pride of digging Farnese.
In 1582, Princess Margarita Avstriyskaya, daughter of Emperor Charles V, was married to the Duke of Parma, Ottavio Farnese and bought for 52,000 ducats city of Ortona. Fascinated by the fresh air and picturesque areas of the Earth, she decided to build a castle on the coast to relax. The construction of "Margarita" - the so-affectionately called the castle - has given great impetus to the development of the surrounding land and the development of viticulture and winemaking. Wines have become fast enough not just popular, they are decorated with numerous banquets major European courts.
Today, the company continues to cultivate Farnese those same vineyards, located in the northern part of the picturesque valley of the river Moro. Vineyards have an excellent exposure and rising only 30 kilometers away from their mountain Majella 3000 meters creates an excellent microclimate. Area rented vines of 150 hectares, the total annual production - 11 million bottles. . According to the wine critic Antonio Galloni of the magazine "Wine Advocate" "wine from Farnese clean," right "and very tasty farm does not stray too far from its main course - the production of simple, well-made wine." Currently Farnese offers two lines: the first - a simple varietal wines, the second - a series of "Casale Vecchio", which consists of a special wine selection. Farnese is unsurpassed ratio "price-quality" and that is why the winery was recognized for three consecutive years, "Italian Winery of the Year"!