On the plateau Alta Muria, on land that is considered the cradle of viticulture in the region of Puglia, located vineyards economy Masseria San-Magno, where the wine is born Rosa d'Alta Mugria. In located at an altitude of 450 m above sea level, the vineyards are grown for making wine varieties Nero Is Troy and Montepulciano. Nero di Troia is one of the oldest grape varieties. According to legend, the territory of modern Italy it was brought by Greek mythology hero Diomedes. Grapes are grown in the vicinity of the famous Castel del Monte, which is also called the famous castle in the world. The building dates back to the 13th century and is a regular octagon with one at each corner towers. The average age of the vines used is 10 years. The vineyards are mainly dominated by calcareous soils. After the harvest the grapes are pressed gently and leave for static decanting of must. This is followed by the alcohol fermentation in steel tanks at 16-19 ° C. Matured wine in steel tanks for four months. Then Rose d'Alta Muria bottled and before entering the market for another two months kept in bottles.
Company Masseria San Magno can not yet boast a century of history of its creation. But every centimeter of land where it is located, breathe centuries of tradition and history. Alta Muria - land that is literally designed for the development of agriculture since time immemorial. That is actively developing agriculture, according to the recently discovered necropolis and burial tombs dating back to VII and VI centuries BC. The richness and peculiarity of this fertile territory could not be overlooked in our time. Young but ambitious creator of Masseria San Magno primarily sought to recreate the traditions that originated here centuries ago, using the wealth of the land and climate characteristics. Updating the work of management, there have been completely renovated cellars, preserved in the estate since the XIX century. But the main pride of Masseria San Magno - it is the fault of the autochthonous grape varieties, as well as possible the nature of expressing the local terroir. Red Class Troy yes Nero (according to tradition brought here by the Greek king Diomedes) and white Bombino Bianco make up the lion's share of the grapes grown on the farm. In addition, it also cultivated olive groves and produce high quality olive oil. Masseria San Magno is one of the 12 wineries participating in the project Vino Libero, focused on the production of wines without the use of fertilizers and herbicides.