Menhir Fiano Minutolo Pass-O IGT

Colour: Straw-yellow with golden reflections
Bouquet: Intense and captivating aromas of tropical fruit, white flowers such as jasmine, mediterranean herbs and traces of balsamic
Taste: Harmonious and enveloping on the palate, supported by a good acidity. Excellent persistence.
SUGGESTED PAIRING
It prefers aromatic and well-structured dishes such as spaghetti ai frutti di mare. Remarkable pairing with exotic cuisine, sushi and sashimi.

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Description

Colour: Straw-yellow with golden reflections
Bouquet: Intense and captivating aromas of tropical fruit, white flowers such as jasmine, mediterranean herbs and traces of balsamic
Taste: Harmonious and enveloping on the palate, supported by a good acidity. Excellent persistence.
SUGGESTED PAIRING
It prefers aromatic and well-structured dishes such as spaghetti ai frutti di mare. Remarkable pairing with exotic cuisine, sushi and sashimi.

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Specifications

DESIGNATION
Fiano – I.G.T. Salento
GRAPE
100% Fiano
VINEYARD LOCATION
Salento
SOIL COMPOSITION
Medium-textured clay
AGE OF VINES
15 years
TRAINING SYSTEM
Guyot
YIELD PER HECTARE
70 quintals/ha
ANNUAL PRODUCTION
30.000 bottles
FIRST VINTAGE
2010
HARVEST
By hand in the third week of September (late harvest)
VINIFICATION
Pre-fermentation maceration at 10 °C for 6 hours, temperature-controlled fermentation at 13°C for 25 days in steel tanks
AGING
After fermentation, the wine rests on fine lees in steel tanks for a minimum of 3 months
ALCOHOL
13%

The Producer

The brothers Gaetano and Vito Marangelli have had a specific view of business due to a journey in Salento and so Menhir Salento takes place in 2002. It starts growing thanks to friends and collaborators, and also to Miriam Daniele: Brand Ambassador who has Salento in her heart.

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Awards

Wine Spectator – 87pts – 2014
Luca Maroni – 87pts – 2014
Luca Maroni – 92pts – 2016
Decanter Bronze
Mundus Vini 2011: Calamuri 2007 Medaglia d’Argento