Menhir Negroamaro Passito “FILO”

Colour: Clear, deep ruby red color with hints of garnet.
Bouquet: The nose shows a succession of small wild berries, chocolate, dried rosehip petals and leather.
Taste: Warm, balanced and soft with a display of smooth and velvety tannins. A clear and persistent finish.
SUGGESTED PAIRINGS: Pairs best with T-bone steak, savoury first courses, grilled meat and moderately mature cheeses.

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Description

Colour: Clear, deep ruby red color with hints of garnet.
Bouquet: The nose shows a succession of small wild berries, chocolate, dried rosehip petals and leather.
Taste: Warm, balanced and soft with a display of smooth and velvety tannins. A clear and persistent finish.
SUGGESTED PAIRINGS: Pairs best with T-bone steak, savoury first courses, grilled meat and moderately mature cheeses.

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Specifications

DESIGNATION
Negroamaro IGT Salento
GRAPE
100% Negroamaro
VINEYARD LOCATION
Salento
SOIL COMPOSITION
Medium-deep over layers of limestone rock
AGE OF VINES
30 years
TRAINING SYSTEM
Apulian alberello
YIELD PER HECTARE
60 quintals/ha
ANNUAL PRODUCTION
6.000 bottles
FIRST VINTAGE
2013
HARVEST
By hand in the fourth week of September (late harvest)
VINIFICATION
Fermentation with maceration at 24°C for 15 days
AGING
12 months in 225-litre, second passage French and American oak barriques
ALCOHOL
14.5%

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

Merano WineHunter Award 2019 – Gold: 94/100
Luca Maroni 90 – best italian wines of 2020